Leaving Bangladesh was the first hurdle for Shadhin, finding ways to stay safe elsewhere is the second.

14 mn read “I get constant threats from the jihadis on the phone/social media. I’m hiding from them all these years. What if they get to know my location because those people whom we used to trust are even against us now. I’m sick of dealing with them already. I can’t take all these stresses anymore. It has been ongoing for five years now. I am living without freedom and peace and I need to leave this place as soon as possible.”

Elijah the tortured LGBTQ activist-Episode 3

6 mn read As an LGBTQ activist in Uganda, Elijah has been tortured and sexually abused by the police, persecuted bij family members. His shop and house have been set on fire and he had to flee the country leaving his adorable children behind. He is in a Rwandan hospital now, where he can not leave if he doesn t pay the bills. Elijah wishes to embrace once again his two little children. He needs your help to get the medications he needs and safely return to his home.

The story of Amir – fighting against diabetes, homophobia and Islamic radicalism in Yemen

3 mn read Deserted by his family, jobless and fighting against diabetes, Amir needs support to find a safe accommodation and to afford his medications Amir is from San’a’, the capital of Yemen, a country where radical Islamism is still deeply rooted. As a gay man, he was never accepted by his muslim family. He was secluded inside […]

The story of Muhammad Kiiza – an atheist that grew up in a Muslim village in rural Uganda

3 mn read A study by the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life found that 97% of Ugandans are believers, and the fact that professions of atheism are invariably met with incredulity has prompted most of Uganda’s atheists to keep their scepticism in the closet. Muhammad Kiiza is one of those atheists. He is from the Bukolho […]

Starting a new chapter in a foreign country: Dolly, after fleeing the threats in Egypt as a queer faces difficulties in finding a job.

2 mn read Dolly (an alias) is a lesbian Ex-Muslim from Egypt. She is a person, willing to secure a better future for herself and the world and most importantly for LGBT rights in her own country. She was raised as a queer female in an abusive family. Some of the things she has experienced would destroy someone’s […]

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