Tagged as: LGBT

Video: Not even a pandemic can stop the fight for Pride 10 Sep 2021

In 2021 most in-person Pride festivals are cancelled due to the pandemic. But it’s also worth remembering, that for millions of LGBT+ people around ...

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How do you reach people at the very margins of marginalisation? 29 Jul 2021

Reaching the people who are the most marginalised in any given setting is one of the greatest challenges development and humanitarian actors face. ...

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In a time of crisis, who you gonna call? 09 Jul 2021

During the pandemic, many LGBT+ people – especially those with HIV – have experienced a double-edged exclusion and, in some cases, violence. Their...

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How to bust stigma during a pandemic 24 Jun 2021

In Zambia, DZL has witnessed an increase in stigma and discrimination during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is redoubling its efforts to support communiti...

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Pride – it’s worth fighting for 17 Jun 2021

This Pride Month we celebrate the achievements of three LGBT+ activists from the Frontline AIDS partnership. Each of them embodies and is the very def...

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Definition of Marcela: courageous and inspirational trans activist 17 Jun 2021

After being thrown into prison in the 1980s, where she was beaten and humiliated, Marcela Romero became an activist and a human rights defender – st...

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The importance of Pride in preventing HIV 16 Jun 2021

Ret Sovann Punleu, 29, has been a gay man since he was 12 years old. Today, he is an outreach worker for a non-governmental organisation called Men’...

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How to tackle COVID-19 and HIV stigma 02 Jun 2021

When someone is judged, attacked or discriminated against because of who they are or what they do, the consequences can be far-reaching....

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Tales of resilience: a photo story from Ecuador 02 Jun 2021

In Ecuador, one in three transgender people are living with HIV. Yet many do not access public HIV prevention and treatment...

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