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We need to fund LGBTQI activists and movements differently. Here’s an idea.

Young activists are on the frontline in fighting hatred, prejudice and discrimination. But they are struggling. In the worst case, they’re being murdered or abused into silence. This is where we need to step in and help them win.  Continue reading We need to fund LGBTQI activists and movements differently. Here’s an idea.

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For 6 days we removed the fear: then we cried at the haunting thought of going home.

In Colombo, young activists from across the Commonwealth – the quirky collection of countries that were previously part of the British Empire – gathered for a week of campaign training. What should have been a training on gender, sex and campaigning turning into something very different: it was an outpouring of grief, liberation and freedom. Continue reading For 6 days we removed the fear: then we cried at the haunting thought of going home.

Karimov is dead: for young people the very idea of Uzbekistan will have changed.

The President of Uzbekistan is dead – finally, officially. Despite funeral arrangements in his home town well under-way, foreign governments sending – then retracting – condolences, news agencies releasing and denying confirmations, as well as governments announcing they will be … Continue reading Karimov is dead: for young people the very idea of Uzbekistan will have changed.