Pride: Imagining Community

Pride: Imagining Community

Many credit the Stonewall Riots, which took place from 28 June - 3 July 1969 as the beginning of the LGBTI movement’s public fight to end discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The first Pride Marches were held in the United States cities of Los Angeles, New York and Chicago…


About us

The Coalition of African Lesbians is a feminist, activist and Pan-Africanist network of 14 organisations in 10 countries in sub-Saharan Africa committed to advancing freedom, justice and bodily autonomy for all women on the African continent and beyond.

The Coalition is committed to raising consciousness amongst and strengthening activism and leadership of lesbian women on sexuality and gender and its intersections with a wide range of lived realities.

We understand the place of Africa in the world and work in ways that affirm African agency and power to contribute to transformative change on the continent and in the world.

We believe in the power of collective action. We view ourselves as a part of social movements, including the women’s movements, the sexual and reproductive rights movements and the economic justice movement.

Autonomy Project BotswanaCAL Secretariat 2017

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