LGBTI

LGBTI rights and activism in Uganda and Botswana

Sexual and gender minorities remain dangerously vulnerable to human rights abuses across much of Sub-Saharan Africa. Despite immense legal and cultural barriers, civil society activists around the continent are rising up to improve the lives of LGBTI people. Brian Pellot spoke with two leading activists in Uganda and Botswana.

By Brian Pellot

Dossier

Dossier: Situation of LGBTI people in South Caucasus

2012 was a special year in terms of publicity of LGBTI community and LGBTI movement in all three South Caucasian countries. Several important steps have been made towards raising acute issues about sexual identity, differences/diversity and social constructs. Our dossier reports about the situation in Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.

Publications

Struggle for equality: Sexual orientation, gender identity and human rights in Africa

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This issue of Perspectives light on the ongoing struggle of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people for equality in Africa. The articles demonstrate that despite the myriad of challenges and hostile environment there is a growing movement towards changing Africa into a continent where LGBTI people enjoy the full range of human rights.

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Too queer to believe?

Where are the interfaces between religion, faith, and LGBTIQ rights? This question was discussed at the conference “Too queer to believe – Religion, social activism and LGBTI rights” which the Heinrich Böll Foundation held in Berlin in conjunction with the Turkish NGO Kaos GL at October 5th, 2016.

By Caroline Ausserer

Taking a Stand Against Discrimination

Domestically as well as internationally, it is a key tenet of the Heinrich Böll Foundation to support lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans*, and inter* people in their struggles for equal rights and opportunities. The promotion of human rights for people with sexual identities and gender identities that are outside the mainstream is part and parcel of our democracy and human rights programmes.

Events

Jun 09Aug 13
El Agua: ¿propiedad privada o bien común? 3 al 5 de agosto
Valparaiso
Jul 22Aug 31
Convocatoria
Berlin
Jul 24
Marcha Mundial de Mujeres
Santiago de Chile
Jul 26
Presentación de mapas interactivos de ductos
Mexiko-Stadt
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