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  • We must remember: We Are More Than. June 9, 2016
    Often, in many contexts, the granting of rights to us, people who are non-conforming in our sexual orientation and gender identity and expression is seen to come at the expense of other hard won rights and freedoms. Sometimes this is structured as the ease of visa restrictions for LGBTIQA people where women in abusive relationships […]
  • Defending Our Dream: Fikile Vilakazi March 23, 2016
    When the Coalition of African Lesbians was formed, the dream was to create a public political space for lesbian feminist voices to emerge, be visible and influence the ongoing private and public debate about our sexual and gendered lives as lesbian women in Africa. We were angered and exhausted by the dominance of masculinist voices […]
  • CAL@CSW60 Updates: When a woman human rights defender is murdered March 21, 2016
    by Sheena Magenya The CSW space is always overwhelming. Overwhelming in many ways. The number of human rights defenders that descend on Manhattan in March is eye opening, as are the number of issues that we deal with in our countries and contexts. Every year, we find new, young, energetic women and men dashing from […]

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