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  The rich tapestry of Namibia’s LGBTI communities will be celebrated through a week long advocacy campaign, under the theme #WeAreOne, where Out-Right Namibia (ORN) will be collaborating with LifeLine/ChildLine and Positive Vibes Trust. The campaign will start with a media engagement breakfast on 25 July at the Avenue and from the 25 to 27 July LifeLine/ChildLine will be hosting a workshop for LGBTI youth entitled “this...

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Germany Approves Gay Marriage Berlin: Germany on Friday became the 23rd country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after lawmakers passed a bill in a snap vote that was approved by Chancellor Angela Merkel just four days ago. The initiative, which delivers full rights to same-sex couples, including on adoption, was propelled through Germany’s Bundestag (parliament) with the backing of 393 lawmakers to 226 against, reported international...

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Human rights are universal and ought to be respected no matter the age, gender or state of mind. This cumulatively includes Health rights and freedom of choice and expression, therefore access to health services should be open and accessible to every person.   In this write up I would like to relate to the health challenges and difficulties special interest groups go through every day while other...

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  Tanzania has threatened to arrest and expel activists, as well as deregister all non-governmental organisations that campaign for gay rights. Homosexuality is a criminal offence in the country, where the law states that suspects convicted of having "carnal knowledge of any person against the order of nature" could face up to 30 years in jail.   Tanzania's Home Affairs Minister Mwigulu Nchemba said both domestic and foreign campaigners...

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  I am a brother, I am a son and a friend to many and I am proud to be whom I am. It has taken me courage to come out of the closet about my sexuality but shocking enough it has made me go through the worst that life can offer but I have survived thanks to Nyarwek Network because they came to my rescue...

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EJAF PROJECT INITIATION   EJAF PROJECT initiation to the CHMT and LGBT member person in Kakamega Bungoma and Vihiga. OUTCOME  Safe space identification in Kakamega, Bungoma and Vihiga. We were able to identify safe spaces for each of the above counties putting into consideration security and its proximity to where most members stay. Integration facilities were identified This includes Hospitals and Clinics where most members frequent or consider to be friendly. Identification of Hotspots...

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Redesigned pride flag recognizes LGBT people of color A pride flag with additional black and brown stripes above the rest of the rainbow. The stripes represent LGBT individuals of color, a group that can often be overlooked within the overall LGBT umbrella.The flag was unveiled at a recent Pride Month kick-off event in Philadelphia as part of a new campaign, More Color More Pride, which aims...

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Nyarwek invites all the members to IDAHOT celebration this Wednesday May 17, each year, is IDAHO day, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, since 2009 called IDAHOT to fully incorporate Trans people.May 17 was the day that homosexuality was removed from the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) of the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1990. IDAHO day first took place in 2005 with activities taking...

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