16 journalists from across Sub-Saharan Africa participated in the week-long Thomson Reuters Foundation workshop.
Taboom Launches Reporting Guide on Sexual and Gender Minorities & Religion in Sub-Saharan Africa (2nd Ed.)
The updated handbook includes new reporting tips and resources to assist journalists as they report on LGBTQI+ issues and religion in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Taboom Director Brian Pellot hosts Swedish Embassy panel for IDAHOBIT
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.
Taboom leads fundraising workshop for Global Network of Rainbow Catholics
The webinar included advice on fundraising strategies, donor outreach, and grant-writing skills.
Transgender Zimbabweans lack gender-affirming healthcare amid economic turmoil
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.
Taboom co-facilitates media advocacy workshop for Intersex Society of Zambia
The Children’s Radio Foundation hosted this three-day workshop in Lusaka in January 2020 to develop ISSZ’s media strategy.
Slow path to equality as some pastors welcome LGBTI Malawians
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.
LGBTQI+ religious leaders call for inclusivity among faith-based organizations in South Africa
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.
Africanews Q&A: Covering Sexual and Gender Minorities in Africa
Ignatius Annor hosts a conversation with Zimbabwean human rights advocate Isabella Matambanadzo, Cape Town-based journalist Carl Collison, and Nigeria-based Professor Kola Adebayo for Africanews.
Stigma, ignorance hinder health service delivery to LGBTQI+ Ugandans
LGBTQI+ Ugandans have long been denied access to medical services, forcing them to dangerously self-medicate. Now some doctors and activists are coming out to condemn medical discrimination against LGBTQI+ people.