In Kenya, some Muslim leaders reject the idea of embracing LGBTQI people as part of their flock, citing religious scripture as the foundation for their intolerance, but how does Islam really view matters of sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression?
New research from the University of Nairobi shows that children who grow up without fathers are more likely to end up in crime. Meet the man who has gone from working with some of Nairobi’s most wanted gangs to reforming and vowing that his son will never have a father like his.
In November 2019, Taboom Media teamed up with GALZ to lead five workshops, lectures, panels, and trainings for more than 100 journalists and activists n Harare and Bulawayo.
La Clinique de confiance à Abidjan est devenue un centre spécialisé pour les minorités sexuelles de Côte d’Ivoire, offrant soins et conseils aux personnes dans le besoin.
The NGO Espace de confiance’s health clinic Clinique de confiance in Abidjan has become a safe haven for Côte d’Ivoire’s sexual and gender minorities, offering care and advice.
In October 2019, Taboom Media held three workshops for journalists and civil society leaders in Lilongwe and Blantyre.
In October 2019, we assembled 25 journalists, editors and media professionals from across Sub-Saharan Africa for an intensive training course on how best to cover LGBTQI+ issues and religion. Here is the resolution they bring back to their newsrooms.
Our third four-day workshop on covering religion and SSOGIE (sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression) issues brought together 20 journalists from 12 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Although Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law was annulled in 2014, stigma still prevents LGBTQI+ people from accessing healthcare.
In September 2019, Taboom hosted an onboarding and collaboration summit for the LGBTQI+ Media Monitoring and Response Coalition at The Other Foundation’s Kopano.