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.
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.
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.
In November 2018, Taboom Media held four workshops for journalists and civil society leaders in Harare, Bulawayo, and Mutare, Zimbabwe.
The support will bolster our ongoing efforts to improve media coverage of religion and LGBTQI+ rights across Sub-Saharan Africa.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — “You have not graduated into sex work if you are not raped,” Munashe said of what he has come to consider a terrible inevitability for male sex workers who have sex with men in Zimbabwe.
“This widespread belief that scripture is inherently homophobic doesn’t hold up when you look at the text in its entirety and with an open mind,” said Brian Pellot.
The training in Harare focused on ethical and responsible gender and sexuality reporting.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — With Zimbabwe’s government deep in debt, churches play a critical role in providing free or subsidized sexual health clinics, maternity homes, and schools. Their support comes at a price.
HARARE, Zimbabwe — In a country where homosexuality is criminalized and authorities and religious leaders often shun and demonize LGBT people, one Pentecostal church outside Harare is encouraging survivors of sexual violence to speak up.