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
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John "Long Jones" Abdallah Wambere of Uganda

As the operations coordinator for Spectrum Uganda Initiatives, Long Jones is an activist and HIV/AIDS health advocate at the forefront of Africa’s LGBT movement. “Each day is a new day and I just get more [fired up] to do what I [believe] is a calling,” he told BET.com.
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