Government ‘must end its detention of vulnerable LGBT asylum seekers’, charities demand

Source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/lgbt-asylum-seekers-amber-rudd-home-office-treatment-detention-centres-a7381756.html LGBT groups have accused Home Office staff of being “ill-equipped” to meet the needs of LGBT people Getty Images Two LGBT charities have called on Home Secretary Amber Rudd to end the detention of lesbian, gay, bi and trans

LGBT Tourism: African Muslims Find Inspiration In Cape Town For ‘Compassion-Centered Islam’

Source: http://afkinsider.com/134461/lgbt-tourism-african-muslims-find-inspiration-in-cape-town-for-compassion-centered-islam/ By Dana SanchezPublished: October 25, 2016, 8:45 pm Cape Town Pride Parade 2015. Photo: MambaOnlineThe only country in Africa to allow same-sex marriage, South Africa is considered a haven for LGBT rights — especially Cape Town. It’s known as the continent’s

Anti-gay sentiment seen threatening Indonesia’s goal to end AIDS by 2030

Source: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/world-news/anti-gay-sentiment-seen-threatening-indonesias-goal-to-end-aids-by-2030-3076828/ HIV prevalence among the group jumped to 25.8 percent in 2015 from 5.4 percent in 2007, according to Indonesia’s National AIDS Commission. By: Reuters | Jakarta | Published:October 11, 2016 2:40 pm Representational Image (Source: Reuters, file) Growing anti-gay

GAY ASYLUM SEEKER FACES DEPORTATION AFTER FAILING TO ‘PROVE’ SEXUALITY DESPITE LIVING WITH BOYFRIEND

Source: http://attitude.co.uk/gay-asylum-seeker-faces-deportation-after-failing-to-prove-sexuality-despite-living-with-boyfriend/ Valerie Ediage fears he could be imprisoned in his native Cameroon because of his sexuality. A charity volunteer has spoken out over fears he faces deportation because he has not done enough to ‘prove’ that he’s gay. Valerie Ediage,