News

On this page you can find news from COC Netherlands and COC’s  partners and short essays and columns about specific themes, regions, groups or developments.

Start dialogue religious leaders West Africa

LGBT activists, their human rights advocacy allies and religious leaders from across West Africa gathered under the umbrella of the Interfaith Diversity ...
2018

Dutch Ambassador to Belize Meets LGBT Organisations for

Last Thursday, the Dutch Ambassador to Belize, Ms. Margriet Leemhuis, met with 4 Belizean LGBT organisations for the first time to learn more about their ...
2018

Activists from Central Asia address violence and

Three LGBT activists from Central Asia and COC Nederland have participated in the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of the Organization for ...
2018

Guyana Transwomen pursue freedom to express their gender

Four transgender litigants in Guyana have successfully challenged the country’s ‘cross-dressing legislation’ which was repetitively used ...
2018

Being LGBTI in Belize

COC partner organisations in Belize have joined forces to produce a short video on the lived realities of LGBTI in the country. The video focuses on the ...
2018

First Historic Gay Pride Parade in Guyana!

On the 2nd of June 2018 Guyana hosted its first Gay Pride Parade in its capital Georgetown. This was a result of a coordinated efforts amongst the three ...
2018

First PRIDE week in Belize

Situated on the Caribbean coast of Central America, Belize – formerly British Honduras – borders on both Mexico and Guatemala. The country is still ...
2017

Insights into Mali

COC Netherlands recently received a visit from Malian LGBTI activist Trafreedom. He has been invited by Justice and Peace Netherlands to come stay in the ...
2017