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18 March 2020

Funding for LGBTI communities in Africa is growing – but there’s more to do particularly for women

David Sampson
Five years into our programme supporting LGBTI activism in Africa, the Programme's Director discusses why our support for LBQT women is particularly important and the progress made towards increasing funding for a hard-pressed but courageous civil society.
International Development
24 February 2020

GALA’s Kewpie Collection: collecting and sharing LGBTIQ histories and stories in Africa

Linda Chernis, GALA Archivist
Kewpie was a celebrated queer hairdresser from District Six in Cape Town. Her photographs are now held by the GALA Queer Archive.
International Development
3 June 2019

Funding unchained: an activist approach to unlocking LGBTQI leadership in West Africa

Caroline Kouassiaman, ISDAO
How as funders can we create spaces and opportunities for LGBTQI-led activist groups and organisations to think expansively, to strategise and work towards creating different realities?
International Development
29 May 2018

LGBTI youth who survive and thrive on the continent must be celebrated

Richard Lusimbo, Pan-Africa ILGA
Pan-Africa ILGA is convening its 4th Regional Conference in Botswana, this week with a focus on supporting the development of the LGBTI youth movement in Africa. Richard is the co-Chair and is interviewed here.
International Development
17 May 2018

Go West! Philanthropy’s role in supporting LGBTI rights in West Africa and beyond

David Sampson
Our International Development programme has just made its first grants in West Africa to address discrimination against LGBTI communities. The Foundation’s Deputy Director, David Sampson, explains why.
International Development
4 July 2016

LGBTI rights – the human rights struggle for our generation

Danny Sriskandarajah, Civicus
The rights of LGBTI citizens across the world are intrinsically bound up all our rights. We need to build a broad-based, progressive alliance.
International Development
9 May 2016

Transforming our world through investment

Jo Mountford, ShareAction
ShareAction's new report suggests that the involvement and commitment of private sector actors will be needed if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
International Development
14 March 2016

The UN Sustainable Development Goals and LGBT inclusion – new Stonewall paper

Kit Dorey, Stonewall
Lesbian, gay, bi and trans people worldwide must be included properly in aid and development.
International Development