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UK won’t cut aid over human rights abuses

International Development Minister says policy has been misrepresented; Aid will not be cut, but switched to NGOs and civil society organisations; African social justice activists statement presented to UK government.

Published
22 November 2011
From
Peter Tatchell Foundation
St Petersburg Passes Anti-Gay Law That Makes Homosexuals 'Invisible'

The bill prohibits "public actions aimed at propaganda of pederasty, lesbianism, bisexuality and transgenderism among minors," with a maximum fine of $1,600.

Published
22 November 2011
From
International Business Times
Buggery laws choking HIV control

Michel de Groulard, regional programme adviser of UNAIDS Caribbean Regional Support Team said that data has shown a significantly lower HIV prevalence rate among gay men in Caribbean countries without buggery laws.

Published
21 November 2011
From
Jamaica Observer
Trans activism in South America

Peruvian human rights activist Taki Robles is late for our meeting in the Lima suburb of Miraflores. I chalk it up to Lima’s formidable rush hour, which lasts until well past sundown, but as I learn later, that’s not the case.

Published
18 November 2011
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Xtra
Ugandan Health Officials Claim Human Rights Groups Are “Spoiling Our Response to HIV/AIDS”

Health Minister Christin Ondoa is also a pastor at Life Line Ministries, where she works under the direction of apostle Julius Peter Oyet. He is one of the most influential evangelical leaders in Uganda you’ve never heard of.

Published
16 November 2011
From
Box Turtle Bulletin
Inmates Sue Ohio for Revealing They Have HIV

At least seven HIV-positive inmates are suing the state of Ohio after their medical records were released to the general prison population, The Columbus Dispatch reports.

Published
15 November 2011
From
Poz magazine news
Ugandan Gay Advocate’s Alleged Murderer Sentenced To 30 Years

Daily Monitor, Uganda’s largest independent newspaper, reports that Sydney Nsubuga Enoch, who had plead guilty to murdering LGBT advocate David Kato, was sentenced to thirty years in prison.

Published
14 November 2011
From
Box Turtle Bulletin
Malawi sex workers sue govt after forced HIV test

Some 14 Malawians sex workers arrested by police and forced to undergo HIV tests two years ago have sued the government for "unfair action and violating their privacy", a high court official told AFP Sunday.

Published
13 November 2011
From
AFP
PEPFAR on sex workers: pesky cultural norms

In the world of aid and development, human rights are something you challenge, but culture is something you've got to respect.

Published
07 November 2011
From
Epidreamiology
Commonwealth summit failed LGBTI people

No agreement on decriminalisation by government leaders; Secretary General condemned homophobic persecution; lobbying made an impact, raising LGBTI human rights profile.

Published
07 November 2011
From
Peter Tatchell Foundation

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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