Gay Rights

Nigeria needs more than Good Luck

In reaction to the recent passing of anti-gay legislation in Nigeria the Anova Health Institute NPC expresses alarm and trepidation at the resultant human rights consequences ensuing from such actions. Health4Men, a project of the Anova Health Institute NPC, is gravely concerned by developments in Nigeria regarding the wide-spread impact on the progress made in the fight against HIV in those countries and elsewhere in Africa.

Gay online encyclopaedia debuts

WikiQueer, a gay, bi and trans online encyclopaedia has launched publicly this week.

The wiki site began collating content after its soft-launch last year and has now gone live.

Gay sex is “unnatural”, a “disease”: India’s health minister

For India’s health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, homosexuality is not only “unnatural” but also a “disease.”

Addressing mayors and village council heads on HIV/AIDS on Monday, he said “this disease has come to India from foreign shores.”

“The disease of MSM (men having sex with men) is unnatural and not good for Indian society,” he said. “It’s a challenge to identify such people. In case of female sex workers, we can identify the community and reach out to them since they live in clusters. But in case of MSMs, it isn’t always possible.”

Health4Men condemns murder of gay activist

PRESS RELEASE: Health4Men, a project of the Anova Health Institute and sponsored by USAID/PEPFAR, joins the international outcry in strongly condemning this act of brutality. Kato, an outspoken member of Sexual Minorities Uganda, was amongst the group of gay men whose identities were made public late last year in the extremist newspaper The Rolling Stone.