The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative, UHAI-EASHRI, is an indigenous activist fund based in Nairobi, Kenya. It provides flexible, accessible resources to support civil society activism around issues of sexuality, health and human rights in the East African region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi) with a specific focus on the rights of […]
The House of Rainbow Fellowship is an inclusive, welcoming and affirming religious community to all people, including sexual minorities and marginalized people, based in the U.K. It was founded in London by the Rev. Rowland Jide Macaulay, an openly gay African theologian.
The Initiative for Equal Rights is a nongovernmental organization based in Lagos, Nigeria, that works to protect and promote the human rights of sexual minorities nationally and regionally.
Neela Ghoshal is a researcher at Human Rights Watch. She joined HRW’s LGBT Rights Division in 2012 after five years in the Africa Division, where she covered human rights issues in Burundi and Kenya, including political repression, police abuse, justice sector reform and transitional justice. As LGBT rights researcher, Ghoshal is currently conducting research on […]
The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya acts as an umbrella organization for six LGBTI groups in Kenya: Minority Women in Action, Ishtar MSM, Tea and Gay Kenya, PEMA Kenya and Afra Kenya. Its mission is to defend the interests and rights of LGBTI organizations and their members, including their health rights. Contact Jackson.
Metodistas Representando la Causas de los Hispanos Americanos (MARCHA) is the official Hispanic Latino caucus in the United Methodist Church. It is based in Nashville, Tenn. Rev. Lyssette Perez is the president, Michelle Maldonado is associate director of Hispanic/Latino UMC communications.
The Native American International Caucus is an ethnic caucus within the United Methodist Church that serves the approximately 18,000 Native American members of the church. The Rev. Alvin Deer is executive director and is based in Oklahoma City, Okla.
The Pacific Islander National Caucus of United Methodists (PINCUM) works to empower Pacific Islander United Methodists to participate fully within the United Methodist Church. Contact through the form on the website.