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Mourning Trans Activist Malume

By Melanie Nathan, September 22, 2015. The LGBTI community in Southern Africa is mourning the passing of a friend and comrade, trans activist Comrade Xolile Sane ‘Malume’ Mabuza. As the director of Rock of Hope, Malume fought courageously for the rights of LGBTI people, not only in his home country Swaziland but also across the […]

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Award Winning Nigerian Gay Activist Speaks Out Against NGO’s

By Melanie Nathan, August 24, 2014. After persecution in Africa, Davis Mac-Iyalla, a Nigerian, sought refuge and settled in the United Kingdom. A devout Anglican Christian, he lived and worked in Nigeria until he was forced to flee in 2006. He was one of the first Nigerian gay men to come out publically and has […]

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Are the Police Doing Enough as Community Searches for Missing LGBT Activist

Come out for Tomorrow Night’s Gathering for Frank Goldberg By Melanie Nathan, December 26, 2013. Frank Goldberg, a 36-year-old activist for LGBT groups in Buffalo, New York, has been missing since Monday 16th December. A video put out by friends notes that up to Dec 21, the police had yet to open a file, despite […]

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