News: Sexual diversity
Sexual diversity - Fri Oct 23 2009
Honoured for capturing truths about society
Well known gay rights activist, Zanele Muholi, has been awarded a Fanny Ann Eddy accolade, by the International Resource Network in Africa (IRN-Africa), for her outstanding contributions in the study of sexuality in Africa.
Sexual diversity - Fri Aug 21 2009
Latin American dialogue on sexuality and geopolitics
SPW is organizing a series of Regional Dialogues on Sexuality and Geopolitics and the next one, the Latin American, will take place 24-26 August.
Human Rights /Sexual diversity - Fri Jul 17 2009
Honduras: IGLHRC expresses outrage at human rights abuses after military coup
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) strongly condemns the recent murder and arbitrary arrests of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activists in Honduras.
Sexual diversity - Mon Jul 06 2009
Gay sex 'not criminal': Delhi High Court
The Delhi High Court has legalised gay sex among consenting adults, holding that the law making it a criminal offence violates fundamental rights.
Sexual diversity - Mon Jun 15 2009
Report reveals shocking human rights abuses in Africa
Amnesty International's 2009 Report on the state of the world's human rights has revealed a staggering evidence of human rights violations purported against LGBTI communities in African states.
Sexual diversity - Fri Jun 05 2009
Another blow for Gambian homosexuals
President Yahya Jammeh of Gambia has once again denounced homosexuality at a recent tour in Banjul, suggesting that the practice will not be tolerated in that country.
Sexual diversity - Fri May 08 2009
Uganda falls short of its international obligations
A petition demanding the government of Uganda to respect people's rights and fundamental freedoms is doing the rounds among gay rights and civil society organisations throughout Africa.
Human Rights /Sexual diversity - Tue Apr 21 2009
IGLHRC asks the Iraqi government to protect LGBT people
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission has sent a letter to the Iraqi Minister of Human Rights, Wijdan Salim, requesting that she takes specific measures to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Iraqis and prevent hate crimes against those perceived to be gay.
Sexual diversity - Mon Apr 20 2009
Senegal gay convictions quashed
Senegal's court of appeal has quashed January's convictions of nine men for homosexuality and ordered their immediate release.
Sexual diversity - Thu Mar 05 2009
Uganda: the U.S. religious right exports homophobia to Africa
The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) and Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) condemned a seminar designed to attack lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Ugandans under the cloak of religion.