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Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Queer Question

Last month, ILGA (International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association) released the 2014 State Sponsored Homophobia Report. You can read the report here. This report is a world survey of laws that critically looks at criminalisation, protection and recognition of same-sex love. In the article, "We Are All African" (Page 78) I note; But perhaps what could be seen as the most controversial of the responses sought would be aid conditionality.

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Kenya: “Society makes us invisible”

Kevin Mwachiro, author of „Invisible – Stories from Kenya's Queer Community“ talks in a video-interview with Caroline Ausserer about the making of the book, the situation in Kenya and his vision for a queer future in his country.   Caroline Ausserer: What was your motivation for this book? Kevin Mwachiro: It started when we had just organized the OUT Film Festival at the Goethe Institute in Nairobi in 2012 with the then Director Johannes

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The Internship Programme
UHAI Internships

APPLICATIONS OPEN (closing 13th June 2014)   As part of UHAI's commitment to strengthening East Africa's LGBTI and sex worker movements, we run an Internship Programme that offers two LGBTI and sex workers identifying activists opportunity to work at UHAI for 3-6 months, every January and July. Skills acquired in the course of the internship are  then transferred to their home organisations after the internship period. A modest stipend to help

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