The panel was co-hosted by the International Center for Journalists, Free Press Unlimited, the Global Forum for Media Development, and International Media Support.
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Taboom hosts week-long workshop on Media Advocacy for LGBTQI+ Equality in Sub-Saharan Africa
Activists from 18 countries created media advocacy strategies and campaigns that will further advance LGBTQI+ equality in their regions.
Arcus Foundation renews support for Taboom’s LGBTQI+Faith media work in Africa
The two-year grant will support journalists and activists to increase ethical media coverage of LGBTQI+ rights and faith issues.
Taboom Director speaks on International Media Support’s Gender Panel
Brian Pellot spoke about Taboom’s efforts to advance gender equality and diversity in and through the media and how our Reporting Resolution and Media Monitoring and Response Coalition promote media self-regulation.
New Online Course: Media Advocacy for LGBTQI+ Equality in Sub-Saharan Africa
Course Dates: 25 – 29 January 2021. Apply by 18 December 2020 to join this free interactive online course.
Children’s Radio Foundation and Taboom launch new LGBTQI+ Media Advocacy Toolkit
The handbook includes practical tips and resources to help civil society groups and activists use media advocacy skills to advance LGBTQI+ rights across Africa.
LGBT in Africa: ‘Persecution at home made me an immigrant’
BBC Africa speaks to a trans woman from Somalia and a femme/non-binary queer person from Ethiopia who found asylum abroad.
Intersex Surgeries Halted During COVID-19
COVID-19 has stopped unnecessary surgeries, often performed on children without consent, said Crystal Hendricks of Intersex South Africa.
Taboom receives new grant from the National Endowment for Democracy
The grant will help journalists and civil society activists report on and monitor media coverage of LGBTQI+ rights in Africa.
Taboom Director leads Online Reuters Course on LGBTQI+ Reporting
16 journalists from across Sub-Saharan Africa participated in the week-long Thomson Reuters Foundation workshop.