To all members groups of NYARWEK, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Article 4.3 read together with Article 6.5 of the NYARWEK's Constitution 2015, THAT the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Network shall be held on Friday 8th September, 2017 as from 10:00 a.m-1p.m at Victoria comfort inn hotel to transact the following business;
Review membership of the network. i.e. signing of MOU.
The strategic direction that members...
Uganda Gay Pride Celebrations 2015
KAMPALA—For the second year in a row, the Ugandan government has canceled gay pride celebrations in the country’s capital.
Last week Wednesday, the country’s minister of ethics and integrity, Simon Lokodo, called for the shutting down of a pride gala set to take place at the Sheraton Hotel, claiming that the event was an “illegal attempt to promote homosexuality,” reports The Guardian.
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...
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...
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...
EJAF PROJECT INITIATION
EJAF PROJECT initiation to the CHMT and LGBT member person in Kakamega Bungoma and Vihiga.
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...
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...