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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!

Share your experiences in NAMIBIA - Let others know what it’s like to be LGBTI in your country! If an experience is meaningful for you, it will probably be meaningful for someone else. On whatever topic, whether good or bad, your story is how the world knows about your country and LGBTI life. By selecting tags that mark the topic your story, others can learn from your experience.
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This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in NAMIBIA...
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faithful (user currently living in NAMIBIA) posted for lesbian readers on 01/07/2011 tagged with sexual orientation +9
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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Helena (user currently living in SOUTH AFRICA) posted for lesbian readers on 19/01/2011 tagged with marriage / civil unions +0
My partner and I have lived/been together for 9 years, and we intend to get married later this year in South Africa. We have raised my son together. I am a South African, she is a Namibian. Because of work obligations she has to return to Namibia next year. How will I be able to live with her in Namibia ?
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