#LGBTQ+

  • Article: This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    Nov. 8, 2019

    Nwabisa Mazana says the “culture of silencing and ignoring victims continues the cycle of abuse.” Read more

  • Article: Fear in Uganda’s Gay Community after Death Penalty Threat and Arrests

    Fear in Uganda’s Gay Community after Death Penalty Threat and Arrests

    From Voice of America|Nov. 4, 2019

    Homosexuality is illegal in Uganda, and punishable with up to life in prison. Read more

  • Feature: Johannesburg Pride Marchers Tell Us Why They're Proud and What They Want Changed

    Johannesburg Pride Marchers Tell Us Why They're Proud and What They Want Changed

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Noxolo Gigaba|Nov. 1, 2019

    Global Citizen Africa headed to Johannesburg Pride, Africa's longest-running Pride event. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Finally Pardons Gay Men Convicted Under Homophobic Laws

    Scotland Finally Pardons Gay Men Convicted Under Homophobic Laws

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 21, 2019

    Those affected can apply to have their former police record "disregarded" or wiped clean. Read more

  • Article: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Has Written to Every Headteacher Backing LGBTQ+ Education

    London Mayor Sadiq Khan Has Written to Every Headteacher Backing LGBTQ+ Education

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 13, 2019

    “Young people should be able to learn about healthy relationships of all kinds." Read more

  • Article: Outrage in Britain as LGBTQ+ Hate Crimes Double — While Prosecutions Plummet

    Outrage in Britain as LGBTQ+ Hate Crimes Double — While Prosecutions Plummet

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 13, 2019

    Campaigners have called for a public enquiry. Read more

  • Article: Meet the First Openly Queer Miss South Africa Contestant

    Meet the First Openly Queer Miss South Africa Contestant

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 28, 2019

    Sibabalwe Gcilitshana talks pride, representation, and beauty pageants with Global Citizen. Read more

  • Article: This Animated Series Teaches Children About the South African Constitution

    This Animated Series Teaches Children About the South African Constitution

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Aug. 7, 2019

    The less people know about their rights, the less access they have to them. Read more