The Arcus Foundation is a charitable foundation focused on issues related to LGBT rights, social justice and conservation. Contact Social Justice Program Vice President Jason McGill or Global Religions Program Director Randall Miller.
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.
OutRight Action International (formerly known as the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission) is a U.S.-based international nongovernmental organization that addresses human rights violations against LGBTI people. It has an office in Johannesburg that works on sub-Saharan LGBTI rights. Contact the New York headquarters.
Pan Africa ILGA is a federation of organizations in Africa that work to improve human rights based on sexual orientation and gender identity expression. It is based in Johannesburg.
Alternatives Cameroun, based in Doulala, Cameroon, works on sexual minority rights in the country. Contact Yves.
Ligue Centrafricaine des Droits de l’Homme, or the Central African Republic League of Human Rights, advances human rights in the country. The organization is based in the capital, Bangui.
La Voix des Sans-Voix, which translates into English as “The Voice of the Voiceless,” is a human rights group based in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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).
Solace Brothers Foundation, an organization based in Accra, Ghana, trains paralegals to defend the rights of LGBT people in the country. Contact via Facebook message.