Graeme Reid is director of the LGBT rights program at Human Rights Watch in New York City. Reid, who is originally from South Africa, has conducted research and has taught and published extensively on gender, sexuality, LGBT issues and HIV/AIDS.
Benin Synergies Plus is an organization based in Cotonou, Benin, that advocates for the rights of key populations that have the highest risk of contracting and transmitting HIV, including female sex workers and men who have sex with men (MSM).
The Liberian Women Empowerment Network focuses on women and girls living with and-or affected by HIV/AIDS in Liberia. The network also works with local LGBTI groups.
Icebreakers Uganda is a nonprofit support organization for LGBT people in Uganda. The group focuses on sexual health, sexual health rights advocacy, community mobilization and HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention for all LGBT people.
The Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS (BONELA) is a nongovernmental organization formally established in 2001 to support human rights initiatives in the area of HIV/AIDS and to protect and promote the rights of all people affected by HIV/AIDS.
The Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria in South Africa works toward human rights education in Africa and improvement of the rights of women, people living with HIV, indigenous peoples, sexual minorities and other disadvantaged or marginalized people or groups across the continent. Contact Director Frans Viljoen.
African Men for Sexual Health and Rights (AMSHeR) is a coalition of 18 LGBT/MSM (men who have sex with men)-led organizations across sub-Saharan Africa. The coalition works to address the disproportionate effect of HIV/AIDS on MSM and LGBT individuals, to redress the human rights violations these populations face on the continent and to increase the […]
Sonke Gender Justice works across Africa to strengthen government, civil society and citizen capacity to promote gender equality, prevent domestic and sexual violence and reduce the spread and impact of HIV and AIDS. It has offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Mpumalanga, South Africa. Sonke works closely with a range of organizations and individuals, including […]
Daniel Jordan Smith is an associate professor of anthropology and chair of the anthropology department at Brown University in Providence, R.I. He is conducting a research project, “Pentecostalism and AIDS in Nigeria,” through a grant from the University of Southern California’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative.