Resilience Amidst Adversity: Being Gay and African in the New Century

Author: Marian Nell & Janet Shapiro
Created: 2013
Country Africa
Type Case Study
Format pdf
Extent 92 pages
Attribution
Owner The Atlantic Philanthropies & the OTHER Foundation
This report gives an overview of what it means to be gay and African in the early twenty-first century. It also highlights organisations working to improve the situation and the funders supporting such activities. This is not an academic report; rather, it provides information about the conditions facing LGBTI across the continent and shows that LGBTI people are often vulnerable pawns for those seeking power. However, the report also shows that there is a groundswell of gay people throughout Africa doing things for themselves.
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