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Ark Communes

Ark communes is a new self-help initiative of LGBTIQs in Kenya who are asylum seekers and refugees, seeking resettlement. A pilot group of 45 members live together in two separate communal houses with agreed rules, a daily schedule and elected leaders.

National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

NGLHRC will engage with the potent elements of law, culture and politics to advance the full participation, equality and inclusion of LGBTIQ individuals in the Kenyan democratic state. Visit their blog:

Gala Uganda

Gala Initiative Uganda, also known as simply Gala Uganda, is an NGO formed in 2001 in Uganda, designed to improve the lives and to increase the visibility of LGBT people in Uganda. In 2013, Gala decided to change its focus from handling LGBTI issues in general to tackling specifically matters related to Bisexuals. The organisation maintains their Facebook and Twitter, in addition to the abandoned, yet very informative website:

Freedom and Roam Uganda

Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG) is a Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LBTI) organization which was established in 2003 by a group of fully fledged lesbians who were constantly harassed, insulted and discriminated by a misinformed society, and who were touched by the plight of their sisters and brothers of the same sex orientation. It is a member based, non registered organization, with a secretariat in Kampala. FARUG is also a feminist organization run of feminist principles.

African Human Rights Coalition

African Human Rights Coalition ties together agencies, organizations, individuals, and media from around the world for African LGBTI advocacy and direct relief. Its ultimate goal is to help LGBTI Africans in the pursuit of happiness, self-empowerment, and economic stability, whether in Africa or abroad.

Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana

Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) was founded in 1998. The organisation advocates the rights of the LGBTI community – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people. LEGABIBO raises awareness, educates on health and psycho-social support, and mediates between the LGBTI community and others.

National Black Justice Coalition

The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a US-based civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. NBJC’s mission is to end racism and homophobia. As America’s leading national Black LGBT civil rights organization focused on federal public policy, NBJC has accepted the charge to lead Black families in strengthening the bonds and bridging the gaps between the movements for racial justice and LGBT equality.


Lambda is an organization founded in 2006 in Mozambique, advocating for the recognition of human rights of LGBT people (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender). Born in 2006 fruit of a deep reflection on the situation of LGBT in Mozambican society. The organization wants to contribute to the reduction of prejudice and discrimination against the LGBT community in Mozambican society, promote self-esteem, sexual health and economic rights of sexual minorities.

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV

The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) is an expanding network of advocates and other experts in health, human rights, research, and policy, working to ensure an effective response to HIV among gay men and other men who have sex with men. MSMGF advocates for equitable access to effective HIV prevention, care, treatment, and support services for gay men and other MSM, including those living with HIV, while promoting their health and human rights worldwide.


UHAI EASHRI (The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative) is an indigenous activist fund which provides flexible and accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality, health and human rights in the East African region with a particular focus on the rights of sexual minorities. UHAI provides grants and capacity support to sex worker and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) organisations in the five East African countries: Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.


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