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NAMIBIA

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

Your Views

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 had problems obtaining treatment for HIV/AIDS or STD/STIs in NAMIBIA?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, there is no access prevention (0 %) Yes, access to prevention is limited (0 %) Yes, getting prevention is stigmatized (0 %) No (100%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in NAMIBIA...
faithful (user currently living in NAMIBIA) posted for lesbian readers on 01/07/2011 tagged with sexual orientation +9
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The mood in Namibia is most definately changing when it comes to lgbti movement building. The social network facebook as really helped in connecting us all. I remember how isolated we felt as lbgti people in this country. Now i see how we are networking and forming alliance.I am a lesbian feminist.My passion is lesbian rights and promoting feminism through writing. I believe that documenting our lives is one key for us to educate and empower the rest and the ones that need to still come. As a young womyn that is absolutely out of the closet, i must say i have not encountered physical attacks on me for my choice of sexual orientation. But what bothers me is the silence and the invisibilty we are living in. The more we share and document our lives through social story telling, photography, poetry to mention few, the more information and documented archives of lbgti community we will have. I am happy to say that i am very glad for all the lbgti organisations that are imerging in Namibia today. We as activis are working really hard to bring about changes in our community and the nation at large. My biggest aim as i said is promoting lesbian feminism among young women, to be more specific young lesbians through arts, documenting our lifes and using the internet as a means of networking, empowerment, education and support. We have a long way to go in Namibia, but we are getting there. Change wont come in a day, but i can see it already, how more and more people are coming outof the closet.
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faithful (user currently living in NAMIBIA) posted for lesbian readers on 01/07/2011 tagged with sexual orientation +9
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The mood in Namibia is most definately changing when it comes to lgbti movement building. The social network facebook as really helped in connecting us all. I remember how isolated we felt as lbgti people in this country. Now i see how we are networking and forming alliance.I am a lesbian feminist.My passion is lesbian rights and promoting feminism through writing. I believe that documenting our lives is one key for us to educate and empower the rest and the ones that need to still come. As a young womyn that is absolutely out of the closet, i must say i have not encountered physical attacks on me for my choice of sexual orientation. But what bothers me is the silence and the invisibilty we are living in. The more we share and document our lives through social story telling, photography, poetry to mention few, the more information and documented archives of lbgti community we will have. I am happy to say that i am very glad for all the lbgti organisations that are imerging in Namibia today. We as activis are working really hard to bring about changes in our community and the nation at large. My biggest aim as i said is promoting lesbian feminism among young women, to be more specific young lesbians through arts, documenting our lifes and using the internet as a means of networking, empowerment, education and support. We have a long way to go in Namibia, but we are getting there. Change wont come in a day, but i can see it already, how more and more people are coming outof the closet.
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