Updates

32- year old Mike (not his real name) from Siaya County has been sexually attracted to men all his life. Mike says he realized he was different in primary school when men would make him blush. 'I always wondered what was wrong with me because during my adolescent stage, unlike my peers I always found myself wanting to get closer to boys unlike girls.'   Mike who is currently...

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Job Title: Finance and Administration Officer Reports To: Chief Creatives Officer. Location: Kisumu. Position: 1 Terms: 1 year BACKGROUND Kisumu Peer Educators (KISPED) was formed in the year 2006, with its mandate to promote fundamental human rights value of Sexual and Gender Minority persons through Arts, Media and Sports. This position involves daily management of project finances and administration duties. It also entails adherence to donor reporting guidelines and standards and as...

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Kisumu Peer Educators (KISPED) is looking for a qualified person to fill the below position Job Title: Program Officer Reports To: Chief Creatives Officer. Location: Kisumu. Position: 1 Terms: 1 year (Renewable) BACKGROUND Kisumu Peer Educators (KISPED) was formed in the year 2006, with its mandate to promote fundamental human rights value of Sexual and Gender Minority persons through Arts, Media and sports. The Position entails coordinating and implementing Projects on Media, Arts...

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Yesterday OutRight and the LGBTI Core Group hosted our annual LGBTI Human Rights event at the United Nations Headquarters during World Leaders week of the General Assembly. The topic was the brutal violence against LGBTI individuals around the globe, and how to combine our efforts to stop it. Over 500 people RSVP’d for the event and the turnout was amazing - the room was packed! Yesterday was historic...

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Bi Visibility Day has been celebrated every year since 1999, to highlight the achievements of the Bi community and tackle discrimination. The day, which takes place on the 23 September, also marks the start of Bisexual Awareness Week, which runs until 30 September. Bi Visibility Day was first observed at the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) conference in Johannesburg in South Africa.     The goals of Bisexual+ Awareness...

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The #Repeal162 movement is a part of a long struggle for the recognition and protection of the rights of the LGBTQI community in Kenya. It consists of 2 ongoing court cases: Eric Gitari v Attorney General & another (Petition no. 150 of 2016) and John Mathenge and 7 others v Attorney General (Petition no. 234 of 2016). These petitions ask the court to declare Section...

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"Safe Spaces for Youth"     Alternatively known as the IYD, the International Youth Day is a global annual awareness day that highlights legal and social issues related to the youth.   The brainchild of the United Nations (1999) is celebrated annually in August the 12th, and is often preceded by a series of meetings, activities and forums that involve the youth, local authorities and governments around the world. Each...

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