We Are Here: African LGBT Activists Fighting for Freedom

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  • David Kato of Uganda
  • Frank Mugisha of Uganda
  • John "Long Jones" Abdallah Wambere of Uganda
  • Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera of Uganda
  • Joël Gustave Nana Ngongang of Cameroon
  • Paul Kasonkomona of Zambia
  • Aba Taylor of Ghana
  • Williams Rashidi of Nigeria
  • Bakah Aicha of Niger and Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Jabulani Chen Pereira of South Africa

David Kato of Uganda

The late Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato once said: “If we keep on hiding, they will say we are not here.” Throughout Africa, members of the LGBT community have taken Kato’s words to heart, defying discrimination to defend their human rights. Keep reading to meet several audacious individuals fighting to champion LGBT rights across Africa. Patrice Peck (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: SOCIETY)

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