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

American Activist Provides Insights after day with Ugandan LGBTI Rights Hero Frank Mugisha

Reflecting on my day with Frank Mugisha By Cathy Kristofferson, GetEQUAL MA ; Photos by Joe Oliverio Now that the Ugandan Parliament has recessed with Speaker Kadaga unable to fulfill her ‘Christmas gift’ promise of passing the Kill-The-Gays bill for her people, the gay community of Uganda along with me and many activists worldwide have … More American Activist Provides Insights after day with Ugandan LGBTI Rights Hero Frank Mugisha

World AIDS DAY | South African Gold Coin Exchange Announces Mandela Collectible Coin’s U.S. Beneficiaries

Three U.S.A. Charities to benefit from sales of The Mandela Red Ribbon Twin Set Editorial, December 01, 2012. In honoring Worlds AIDS DAY on December 01, The South African Gold Coin Exchange (SAGCE) has chosen three renowned charities based in the United States of America, to benefit from the sale of a newly launched Nelson … More World AIDS DAY | South African Gold Coin Exchange Announces Mandela Collectible Coin’s U.S. Beneficiaries

Nigeria poised to Jail the Gays in defiance of Nelson Mandela

” Madiba, your time in prison was without any lesson to us, to the rest of Africa,  we the Nigerians are giving you the finger!” By Melanie Nathan, November 16, 2012. Nigeria is about to pass legislation that will provide for the arrest, conviction and jailing of all its gay and lesbian people. What lessons … More Nigeria poised to Jail the Gays in defiance of Nelson Mandela

Celebrating the Launch of Nelson Mandela HIV/AIDS Medallions in the United States

South African Gold Coin Exchange, (SAGCE) August 03, 2012 This week, in conjunction with a launch event hosted by The South African Consul General in New York, the South African Gold Coin Exchange  (SAGCE) introduced the first ever Nelson Mandela gold and silver Medallions into the United States Market. The special release, launched to commemorate … More Celebrating the Launch of Nelson Mandela HIV/AIDS Medallions in the United States

President Bill Clinton & Chelsea Visit Nelson Mandela for 94th Birthday

By Melanie Nathan, July 19, 2012. Former United States President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea visited former South African President Nelson Mandela this week to celebrate  Mandela’s 94th birthday at the ANC and anti-apartheid  icon’s home in his childhood village. Clinton spent two hours inside Mandela’s family compound in Qunu, the picturesque village where Mandela … More President Bill Clinton & Chelsea Visit Nelson Mandela for 94th Birthday

The South African Gold Coin Exchange Announces Launch of Nelson Mandela HIV/AIDS Medallion

“AIDS in no longer a disease; it is a human right’s issue,” President Nelson Mandela – South Africa Celebrates Nelson Mandela Day. By Melanie Nathan, July 18, 2012. Capturing the legacy of one of the most influential icons in the world, The South African Gold Coin Exchange (SAGCE) and The Scoin Shop (Scoin) has announced … More The South African Gold Coin Exchange Announces Launch of Nelson Mandela HIV/AIDS Medallion

What is Kofi Annan Doing About LGBTI Human Rights In Africa?

by Melanie Nathan, December 14, 2011 Back in August  2003, then United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan came out in favour of  marriage equality.  LGBTI Africans knew they had a friend in Kofi Annan, who attended part of a LGBTI activist conference held at the United Nations which demanded that international treaties such as the … More What is Kofi Annan Doing About LGBTI Human Rights In Africa?