COVID-19 has stopped unnecessary surgeries, often performed on children without consent, said Crystal Hendricks of Intersex South Africa.
The grant will help journalists and civil society activists report on and monitor media coverage of LGBTQI+ rights in Africa.
16 journalists from across Sub-Saharan Africa participated in the week-long Thomson Reuters Foundation workshop.
The updated handbook includes new reporting tips and resources to assist journalists as they report on LGBTQI+ issues and religion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The panel discussed how queer communities are experiencing the COVID-19 pandemic and how creativity and the creative industries can spur positive change in times of crisis.
The webinar included advice on fundraising strategies, donor outreach, and grant-writing skills.
HARARE – Transgender people in Zimbabwe who wish to transition lack access to gender-affirming healthcare and hormone therapy, a reality rooted in institutional transphobia that has worsened in recent years as Zimbabwe’s economic malaise has deepened.
The Children’s Radio Foundation hosted this three-day workshop in Lusaka in January 2020 to develop ISSZ’s media strategy.
BLANTYRE, Malawi — With new research revealing that 3.5 percent of adults in Malawi identify as LGBTI, some faith leaders are acknowledging the existence of sexual and gender minorities and preaching messages of love, peace, inclusion, respect and equality.
As some Christians flock to churches to celebrate Christmas, many LGBTQI+ people of faith remain isolated by their religious communities because of their gender or sexuality. Others who were ordained as faith leaders have been shown the door.