Joel Bedos is executive director at the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia. The annual day is observed on May 17 to draw the attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, social movements, the public and the media to the violence and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people internationally.
The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries aims to support religious teachers and laity in moving toward a theology of radical inclusivity led by an equally radical social ministry, reaching to the furthest margins of society to serve all in need without prejudice or discrimination. Contact Bishop Joseph Tolton.
American Jewish World Service is an international development and human rights organization headquartered in New York City. AJWS supports women, girls and LGBT people as they organize to end discrimination, stop violence and live with dignity, safety and health. Contact Javid Syed on the sexual health and rights team.
Freedom & Roam Uganda is a Ugandan organization that works to stop harassment and discrimination against LGBTI people.
Matrix Support Group, based in Maseru, Lesotho, is a local LGBTI network that aims to build a society free from stigma, abuse, rejection and discrimination against people who identify as LGBTI.
Positive Vibes, based in Windhoek, Namibia, works to ensure that LGBTI people are empowered to respond effectively to discrimination and health challenges.
The Women’s Leadership Centre in Windhoek, Namibia, promotes women’s writing and other forms of personal and creative expression as a form of resistance to discrimination and oppression embedded in patriarchal cultures and society, with the aim of developing indigenous feminist activism in Namibia. Contact Liz.
The Southern Africa Litigation Centre’s LGBT and Sex Worker Rights Programme works to end discrimination and mistreatment faced by people who identify as such throughout Southern Africa. Contact Anneke Meerkotter.
Senegal Tomorrow is a legal defense fund that seeks to assist those who face discrimination on the basis of race or ethnic origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital status or sexual orientation. Contact Nick Diamond or Djamil Bangoura.