Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Have you been the victim of violence in NAMIBIA because you are trans?
Yes, I don’t ever feel safe
Yes, by individuals
Yes, by a group
Yes, by the police
Although there is increased tolerance of sexual minorities in Namibia, we however acknowledge that there is still a long way to go before we can achieve the full realization and recognition of the rights of LGBTI people, and we fear that tactics such as those applied by Mr. Hamutenya negatively affect the process, and perpetuates the negative stereotypes attached to LGBTI people. >>>
ORN condemns the unethical, derogatory, discriminatory and false reporting on the Pink Evening with Friends and deplores Editor Confidence Musariri for promoting homophobia, transphobia and reinforcing the negative stereotyping of sexual minorities. >>>
Out-Right Namibia (ORN), an NGO that focuses on the advancement and protection of the human rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Namibians, hereby responds to published comments made by the Executive Director of NamRights, Phil ya Nangoloh, regarding him being harassed by a "gay fan". >>>
A local lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex organisation in collaboration with five other Southern African countries’ transgender and intersex organisations will be gathering in Windhoek from 8-10 May. The project is funded by Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). The conference will be held at Hotel Thule and delegates from Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana will attend. >>>
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-sexual and Intersex community (LGBTI) believes that they are still treated as second-class citizens, despite Namibia gaining independence from the apartheid regime of South Africa more than 20 years ago. >>>
Dr Ngarikutuke Tjiriange reflects on the statements of British Prime Minister and United States Secretary of State when "the two said they would reconsider their ties with African countries that did not enshrine 'gay rights'." >>>
15/02/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
As the movement for gay rights intensifies in Africa, accelerated by among others, hate crimes that are spiraling out of control in the continent, a gay rights organisation has been established in Namibia aiming to amplify voices of the country’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people who often face human rights violations such as social homophobia, lack of access to public health and loss of employment due to their sexual orientation. >>>