Africa

New Ways Ministry relaunches #PopeSpeakOut campaign

Pope Francis is visiting Africa starting tomorrow, and New Ways Ministry is urging him to show his support for the LGBT population of Africa.

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Nigerian LGBT advocate Olumide Femi Makanjuola talks reality of being LGBT in Nigeria

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires visited with Olumide Femi Makanjuola to talk about the levels of acceptance for LGBT people in Nigeria.

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VIDEO: Nigerian LGBT advocate Bisi Alimi shows personal side of being LGBT in Nigeria

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires visited with Bisi Alimi to talk about the levels of acceptance for LGBT people in Nigeria.

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STUDY: Acceptance of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people increasing slowly in Nigeria

New poll finds familiarity helps build understanding and acceptance of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people in Nigeria.

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VIDEO: Ugandan LGBT advocate Frank Mugisha says allies change public perception

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires talked with Ugandan LGBT advocate Frank Mugisha about who changes the public perception of LGBT people in Uganda.

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November 24, 2014

Renewed push for harsher anti-LGBT law in Uganda

After the controversial anti-LGBT law in Uganda, known as the "jail the gays" law, was ruled unconstitutional by the Uganda's constitutional court this August, a new campaign is trying to get the law passed again by the end of 2014.

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August 12, 2014

Uganda: LGBT Ugandans march for equality as the anti-LGBT law becomes invalidated

After the Ugandan court invalidated a controversial anti-gay law, approximately 200 people gathered at the botanical gardens in the lakeside town of Entebbe on August 9th to march for LGBT equality.

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August 12, 2014

Kenya: a new proposed bill threathens the lives of LGBT Kenyans

Kenya, the home to more than 43 million people, might now join the international list of countries where being LGBT is simply a criminal offense punishable by death.

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June 20, 2014

White House takes action against Uganda's anti-LGBT laws

The Obama Administration has taken actions to address Uganda's draconian laws.

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