LGBTI

EU to review its financial support for Tanzania over human rights concerns

Tanzania's President Magufuli is facing growing international pressure and sanction over the repression of civil society, the media and gay people


Stella Nyanzi: The formidable feminist foe Museveni has failed to silence

Kylie Thomas

She has campaigned for the rights of girls, women and LGBTQIA+ people in Uganda and leads Pads4​GirlsUG a campaign to provide free sanitary pads


Fear grips Tanzania’s queer people

Carl Collison

A commissioner’s threat of a crackdown has resulted in them going into hiding or fleeing the country


‘Kanarie’: Coming out in a silenced era

Zaza Hlalethwa

Beautiful voices, good laughs and sadness in this film, about religion, war and conscripts during apartheid


Tanzania government denounces governor's anti-gay witch-hunt

Agency

Anti-gay sentiment has increased since Magufuli's 2015 election, forcing most gays, lesbians and other sexual minorities to live in secrecy