Blog entries from: Black Looks

an archive of queer african resistance

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April 21 2014

From Black Looks Mon Apr 21 2014, 07:37:49

Radical movements and individual acts of bravery or brilliance in speaking out against injustice do not come from nowhere but are the result of collective labour and local and transnational histories of organizing. SUSPECT was initially formed in order to...

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April 20 2014

From Black Looks Sun Apr 20 2014, 08:35:49

From HOLAAFRICA The Sexual Rights Centre is a human rights advocacy organisation based in Bulawayo. They work directly with sex workers and members of the  LGBTI community. They are unapologetic about their commitment to human rights for every Zimbabwean and...

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April 18 2014

From Black Looks Fri Apr 18 2014, 12:41:52

From Foreign Policy in Focus,"It's Not Just Uganda: Behind the Christian Right's Onslaught in Africa" by Nathalie Baptiste In Uganda, being gay can now earn you a lifetime in prison. Last month, the East African country was again thrust into...

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April 17 2014

From Black Looks Thu Apr 17 2014, 09:09:26

From Pambazuka News, Henry Makori calls for an end to the persecution of LGBTI people across Africa which goes beyond laws to a fierce intolerance by society at large.   President Yoweri Museveni has done it. Against widespread expectation raised...

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April 14 2014

From Black Looks Mon Apr 14 2014, 11:44:17

a brief scientific history of deamons. Binyavanga Wainaina on the scientific history of African deamons Image by Ivan Forde When the internet arrived, the homosexuality deamon went digital, and was able to climb into optic fibers. Homosexuality deamon learns fast. Full of...

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April 12 2014

From Black Looks Sat Apr 12 2014, 08:34:05

Via We Are Queer Related PostsKampala - Uganda - "Desperate. Distraught"Women's Womb RightsAfrican LGBTIQ do not need a 'get out of Africa' escape route!

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April 11 2014

From Black Looks Fri Apr 11 2014, 17:56:30

The Veil of Silence produced by the TIER and directed by Habeeb Lawal documents the experience of sexual minorities in Nigeria and discusses issues of sexual citizenship, violence and stigma. On the brink of an impending law that could re-write...

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April 9 2014

From Black Looks Wed Apr 9 2014, 19:33:08

1. Tanzanian Officials Want a Bill to Stop Gays "Recruiting" Tanzanian Member of Parliament Ezekiel Wenje has said that he believes that the country's current laws do not adequately prevent gay people from "recruiting" younger citizens. Currently, Tanzania criminalizes homosexuality...

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April 8 2014

From Black Looks Tue Apr 8 2014, 08:25:02

Iranti-org met with Juliet Mphande, the Director of Friends of Rainka, an LGBTI human rights organisation based in Lusaka. Jabu C. Pereira, the Director of Iranti-Org asked Juliet about the current threats facing LGBTI activists in Zambia. In October a...

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April 3 2014

From Black Looks Thu Apr 3 2014, 12:20:59

All Wits Art Museum Photographs by Germaine de Larch  -- Sally Gross - portrait by Gabrielle Le Roux, 2013 Remembering and celebrating the life of Sally Gross, our beloved friend, comrade, teacher, philosopher - a great soul who is missed...

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