For sex workers who are LGBT, discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity adds to and intensifies the discrimination they experience as sex workers, who are subjected to a distinct set of violations.
As he gulped water and sat tired in the shade of a harsh sun in this northern town of Tanzania, Joseph Omar said he was crossing the border to seek a safe haven in neighboring Kenya after the government began to arrest suspected homosexuals in his country.
Seyeda has been rejected by her family, abused and raped because she is gay - but is determined to be out and proud.
Historical evidence dispels the notion that LGBT people as well as alternative gender expressions and identities are alien to African culture
There’s an “urgent need” for better protection and treatment of LGBTQ asylum-seekers in Europe, according to the Council of Europe.
A Nigerian student at Abia State Polytechnic was set up, blackmailed and forced to come out to his family following threats from the blackmailers.
LGBTQ advocates are taking legal action on behalf of a transgender asylum seeker whose death in ICE custody rocked the nation earlier this year.
Roxsana Rodriguez died following lack of medical treatment in a privately run immigration detention center. An autopsy concludes that she was beaten.
Police in Mombasa on Saturday raided a non-governmental organization protecting sexual minorities at the Coast and arrested two of its staff.
Model and activist Rain Dove has revealed that they were pepper sprayed in a women’s restroom and they’re sharing their story after reconciling with the attacker so as to educate others.
Three of the 22 reported killings of trans people in America this year have taken place in Jacksonville, Florida—the victims all black trans women.
Seven transgender people in Sumur Utara, Klender, East Jakarta, have been told by residents to leave a boarding house they are currently staying at.