Zambarau

http://www.zambarau.org/
Zambarau is a community organisation run by and for LGBTQI people of African descent. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Black LGBTQI people. The organisation strives to empower, encourage self-respect, heighten self-awareness, instil confidence and raise self-esteem. Zambarau's activities include general support, peer support and social networking.

Support Stats & Facts

  • Black African MSM appear twice as likely to contract HIV as other ethnic groups

    (Sigma Research, 2011)

  • BAME MSM make up 0.1% of the total population in the UK, but 13% of MSM diagnosed with HIV.

    (Nastal-3, PHE, 2013)

  • Black MSM are also twice as likely to report homophobic attacks in their local area compared to the white population - 13% compared to 6% respectively

    (Stonewall, 2013)