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Report | Trapped: Cycles of Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons in Guyana

Georgetown University Law Center’s Human Rights Institute (“HRI”) Fact-Finding Project Team has released its report, “Trapped: Cycles of Violence and Discrimination Against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Persons in Guyana“, which documents widespread incidents of violence and discrimination experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons in Guyana across all aspects of their lives. This report […]

Gay Kenyans sense they may be on the brink of a historic legal triumph

By Max Bearak and Rael Ombuor for The Washington Post NAIROBI — Faced with police shakedowns and abuse, rejection from religious conservatives and rampant discrimination, Kenyan LGBT rights activists are challenging provisions of this former British colony’s Victorian-era penal code that implicitly outlaw gay sex. In a move that could spawn copycat tactics across Africa […]