“It is true the law makes if very difficult for MSM to seek medical treatment. Many people fear they will be outed or face some kind of abuse or be shamed by insensitive medical practitioners,” said Andrew Maina, programme coordinator at HIVOS.
HIV disproportionately affects gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Africa, where many countries criminalise same-sex behaviour. We assessed changes in the engagement of African MSM with HIV testing and treatment cascade stages over time, and the effect of anti-LGBT legislation and stigma.
Reforms needed or UNAIDS targets of 90-90-90 by 2020 in order to control the HIV epidemic will not be achieved
Effective population-based approaches to decrease HIV incidence are as relevant as ever given modest reductions observed over the past decade. T
Classic Man rapper and producer Jidenna has trashed the false claim that homosexuality was imported into Africa from the west.
With its concentrated HIV epidemic, the Middle East and North Africa has the advantage of a relatively low HIV burden among the general population, as well as among children and adolescents.
WHO'SMYTRIBE is an online media campaign, led by Africans, which aims to reduce stigmatisation and discrimination against sexual and gender diversity including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
Progress in recognizing the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people at the United Nations in New York and in Geneva may seem detached from the realities faced by LGBTQ people in the Middle East and North Africa, or Mena, region.
The mainline denomination voted on Tuesday to toughen its teachings against homosexuality, same-sex marriage, and LGBTQ clergy. It must now decide whether it will stay together.
In recent years, the deep division over sexuality in the United Methodist Church has led many in the church to use a word they hadn’t heard since their European history classes: “schism.”
One of the nation's largest religious denominations could be headed for a split this weekend.
The WGEPAD is gathering all available data and analysis to conduct a mapping exercise and prepare a baseline report on the human rights situation of people of African descent.