When it comes to addressing climate change, gender matters.
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
A ground-breaking ruling in favour of a trans inmate challenges South Africa’s discriminatory status quo.
Programmes to scale-up HIV testing and treatment in countries in sub-Saharan Africa may have had less impact on new HIV infections than hoped, partly because they haven’t paid enough attention to groups that contribute disproportionately to HIV acquisition and transmission, experts say.
Effective population-based approaches to decrease HIV incidence are as relevant as ever given modest reductions observed over the past decade. T
When Phillip Dzwonkiewicz won the Mr Gay England 2018 contest, he wanted to use his platform to talk about HIV. After years of struggling with his HIV-positive status, he no longer wanted to hide.
“Some [religious leaders] have never had the opportunity to experience the daily reality of the LGBT person, so their actions and preaching are usually uninformed.”
An online platform to assist African LGBTIQ asylum seekers in the many challenges of securing refuge in South Africa has been launched.
The long-term objective of the Accountability International Leadership Award (AILA) is that of our organisation as a whole: to contribute to a world where there is accountability for the lives, human rights and wellbeing of all persons, across all spheres of society.
This report draws on data from an extensive literature review, the first-ever global survey on the topic, and in-depth interviews with experts and survivors from various countries.
Widely respected by South Africans as spiritual guides, healers and counsellors, gay sangomas like 23-year-old Maci are also challenging the idea that being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT+) is unAfrican.