Category Archives: LGBT

Gay men’s networking zone vandalized at ICASA 2017

Activists describe “closing civic space” at African AIDS meeting – but also energy and inspiration to continue the fight A networking zone for men who have sex with men (MSM) at the African regional AIDS conference was vandalized Thursday night, … Continue reading

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African Commission recognizes that closing civic space hurts the fight against HIV

The African Commission warns that closing civic space harms the fight against HIV/AIDS. Continue reading

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How punitive laws lead to bad HIV data

Criminalization leads to unreliable HIV data for men who have sex with men. Continue reading

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In 2017, set global health targets from the ground up

I’m lucky to be starting 2017 in Grenada, a flawlessly beautiful island nation of just 100,000 people. But Grenada, like many countries, has found it hard to gather basic HIV data in a context where same-sex sexuality and sex work … Continue reading

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“First they threw Molotov cocktails”: Closing space for LGBT groups

Government restrictions on civil society impact on LGBT groups Continue reading

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