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.
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Clinique de confiance offers safe space for Côte d’Ivoire’s LGBTQI+ community health needs
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.
Access to HIV Care: Are Some Ugandans More Equal Than Others?
Although Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law was annulled in 2014, stigma still prevents LGBTQI+ people from accessing healthcare.
Gender nonconforming Nigerians balance identity and safety concerns
LAGOS — Facing human rights abuses, gender nonconforming Nigerians want the chance to live and express themselves safely.
South Africa bill could end religion-based discrimination for same-sex marriages
JOHANNESBURG — A proposed amendment to South Africa’s Civil Union Act, which legalized same-sex marriage in 2006, would prevent civil servants from refusing to marry same-sex couples on the basis of conscience, religion or belief.
LGBTQI+ Tanzanians seek safety and solidarity in the shadows
ZANZIBAR — As Tanzania’s government continues its LGBTQI+ crackdown campaign, sexual and gender minorities devise new survival strategies to avoid arrest and discrimination.
In Cameroon, LGBTQ people struggle to reconcile faith and sexuality
YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Human rights groups in the Central African country are working with religious leaders to discuss the consequences of homophobic attitudes and hate speech.
Au Cameroun, les personnes gays affirment qu’il est difficile de concilier leur foi et leur orientation sexuelle
YAOUNDE, Cameroon – Quant au discours religieux, les leaders de toutes les confessions religieuses présentes au Cameroun ont le même discours, celui de la condamnation de l’homosexualité.
A mother fights queer bias in South Africa
JOHANNESBURG—Mally Simelane’s daughter was murdered for her sexual orientation, a tragic event that she has channeled into promoting LGBTI acceptance at her church and in KwaThema.
In Zambia, transgender and intersex issues take center stage
LUSAKA, Zambia — The Evangelical Fellowship of Zambia’s chairperson has welcomed the country’s intersex and transgender communities and said discriminating against them is a sin and insult to God.