Netherlands: Gender Sexuality Alliances

Students and teachers come together in GSAs to organise activities in their schools regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. Purple Friday (when ...

South Africa: Respect by Men and Women in Blue

Sergent Bonginkosi tells about his increased knowlegde of Human Rights, resulting in more respect for LGBTI in his and his colleagues daily work as police ...

Vietnam: WLW Art Exhibition

‘Exposure’ increases the visibility of WLW. In Hanoi, CSAGA organised an art exhibition called ‘Exposure’ about women-loving women (WLW). ...


Botswana High Court Postpones Ruling on Same-Sex Relations

On Thursday, 14 March 2019, the Botswana High Court heard a case challenging the constitutionality of sections 164(a), 164(c) and 167 of the Botswana Penal ...

COC Publishes an English Translation of Report on LGBTI

Seven years after the Fleeing Homophobia report was issued, and four years after the ABC-judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union, Dutch asylum ...

Dutch LGBTI Award for Kevin Jennings

Kevin Jennings, a United States citizen, was awarded the Bob Angelo Medal for his outstanding contribution to the improvement of the position of LGBTI youth ...

In a context where LBQ women are invisible and threatened by the majority of Burkinabe society, it is a challenge to gather and be visible. Most LBQ women from Bobo Dioulasso (second largest city in Burkina Faso) and Dedougou cannot access the activities organised by the main LBQ organization – AKBNY, located in Ouagadougou. In order to reach these women, AKBNY organized an event during the Lesbian Visibility Day in order to strengthen links between the LBQ women and bring them out of their isolation. 

This Story of Change is an illustration of the PRIDE programme.