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What Kenya’s continued gay sex ban means for Africa’s LGBT+ movements

What Kenya’s continued gay sex ban means for Africa’s LGBT+ movements

Press  |  21.10.19

This opinion piece was originally posted on Openly on 30 May 2019.  Bahiru Shewaye is founder of the Ethiopian LGBT+ advocacy and campaigning organisation House of Guramayle.…

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Co-Founder speaks at Human Rights Council

Co-Founder speaks at Human Rights Council

Blog  |  30.09.19

Our Co-Founder Faris Cuchi was invited to speak at the Universal Periodic Review Report Consideration for Ethiopia, held as part of the 42nd Regular Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. …

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Response to backlash over US gay tour plan

Response to backlash over US gay tour plan

Press  |  04.06.19

Our Co-Founder Bahiru Shewaye was quoted by the BBC in a story about the backlash over a tour to Ethiopia organised by Toto Tours, a US-based international gay tour company, which was subsequently cancelled.…

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Response to Kenya upholding ban on gay sex

Response to Kenya upholding ban on gay sex

Press  |  24.05.19

Co-Founder Bahiru Shewaye was quoted in The Guardian’s coverage of the Kenyan High Court’s decision to uphold the country’s ban on gay sex. …

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