African Human Rights Coalition Mourns the Passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

“We see before us a land, bereft of much justice, and therefore without peace and security. Unrest is endemic and will remain an unchanging feature of the South African scene until apartheid, the root cause of it all, is finally dismantled.” African Human Rights Coalition mourns the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, fondly called Arch … More African Human Rights Coalition Mourns the Passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Calling on The Elders to Condemn Nigeria’s Anti-Gay laws

The organization The Gay Flag of South Africa  (GFSA) has called on The Elders to speak out against Nigeria’s appalling new anti-gay law, which was surreptitiously signed into law by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan last week. The Elders is an independent group of global leaders, founded in 2007 by Nelson Mandela, who work together for … More Calling on The Elders to Condemn Nigeria’s Anti-Gay laws

As UN Launches Free and Equal Campaign Tutu speaks love and Mugabe death to Gays

We can try and change the tide of hate through education but will we if fail to hold leadership accountable? By Melanie Nathan, July 26, 2013. The United Nations is launching an unprecedented freedom, equality and anti-homophobia campaign amidst clashing ideologies in Southern Africa, not to mention the rest of Africa too. The launch of … More As UN Launches Free and Equal Campaign Tutu speaks love and Mugabe death to Gays

Mandela Day Celebrated in Protest by the South African LGBTI Community

By Melanie Nathan. July 18, 2012. At precisely noon today, South Africa sang Happy Birthday to Nelson Mandela. Thousands of  school children sang in classrooms and South Africans walked out of stores onto the streets, as car radios blared, all singing in unison,  celebrating Nelson Mandela day. However this was a somber day for South … More Mandela Day Celebrated in Protest by the South African LGBTI Community