John Marnell is the publishing and communications officer at Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action in Johannesburg and is often based in Melbourne, Australia. He has trained journalists from across sub-Saharan Africa on how to better report on LGBTI issues.
The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association is a U.S.-based network for LGBT media professionals and allies dedicated to the highest journalistic standards in the coverage of LGBT issues. Contact executive director Adam Pawlus or program director Bach Polakowski.
Oumar Zié Coulibaly is vice president at REPMASCI (Réseau des Professionnels des medias, des Arts et des Sports pour la lutte contre le sida et les autres pandémies en Côte d’Ivoire), which helps fight the stigmatization of LGBTI people. He is a journalist at the newspaper Notre Voie in Côte d’Ivoire and helped run a […]
Dr. Cheikh Eteka Traore, based in Abuja, Nigeria, works at the intersection of public health and human rights. He has trained journalists how to better report on LGBTI rights.
The African Centre for Media Excellence is a Uganda-based organization that strives to improve professionalism in the media. The group has worked to improve reporting on LGBTI issues and religion in local media.
The Human Rights Network for Journalists – Uganda works to enhance human rights by defending and building the capacities of journalists in Uganda from its office in Kampala. HRNJ researches, monitors and documents attacks and threats aimed at journalists, as well as abuses of press freedom in Uganda. The organization also offers legal support to journalists […]
Selly Thiam is a journalist and oral historian whose work has appeared on NPR and PBS and in The New York Times. She was a producer for the StoryCorps Oral History Project and PBS’ Learning Matters and was a Carnegie Fellow at the ABC News Investigative Unit. She is the founder and executive director of […]
None on Record is a media organization based in Nairobi, Kenya, that collects the stories of LGBTI Africans and produces media content on LGBTI rights. In 2015, the organization trained East African journalists how to better report on LGBTI issues. Contact Selly Thiam.
Pharie Sefali is a journalist and activist based in Cape Town, South Africa, who has written about gay and lesbian sangomas or traditional healers.