Ground breaking judgement on freedom of association and LGBTI rights by the Botswana Court of Appeal allows LEGABIBO to register

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By LEGABIBO On 16 March 2016, a full bench of the Court of Appeal of Botswana delivered a significant judgment in the case of Attorney General v Thuto Rammoge and 19 Others upholding the decision of the High Court and ordering the Botswana government to register the organisation Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) […]
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Pre-conference to the African Regional Seminar on finding practical solutions for addressing violence and discrimination against persons based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (storify)

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Here are some of the online conversations that were had during the first pre-conference for the regional seminar addressing violence and discrimination against persons. For more storifies click here. [View the story “PRE-CONFERENCE TO THE AFRICA REGIONAL SEMINAR FOR ADDRESSING VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS BASED ON…” on Storify]
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‘Same Love Remix’- First Kenyan LGBTI video banned for being immoral

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By Kagure Mugo The ‘first homosexual music video’ in Kenya, depicting same sex couples and relationships was banned by the Kenya Film and Classification Board. The video Same Love Remix, an African take on the popular song Same Love by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis was banned on ‘moral grounds’, an announcement which was made via the organisations twitter […]
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How women are being used as the front line soldiers in the war against HIV and sexual immorality

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By Kagure Mugo The key stipulation to being awarded a university bursary is being, and remaining, a virgin throughout your undergraduate degree. This is one of the initiatives being used to combat the high prevalence of HIV Aids in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. In uThukela District Municipality matriculants (high school leavers) are being offered Maiden Bursary […]
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