We Are Here: African LGBT Activists Fighting for Freedom

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  • 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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  • David Kato of Uganda
  • Frank Mugisha of Uganda
  • John "Long Jones" Abdallah Wambere of Uganda

Paul Kasonkomona of Zambia

Human rights and HIV/AIDS activist Paul Kasonkomona was arrested April 2013 after he appeared on live television calling for the Zambian government to decriminalize homosexuality. His case has been transferred to Zambia's High Court, although the hearing date has yet to be confirmed.
(Photo: Joseph Mwenda/AFP/Getty Images)

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