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Senior Communications Manager

Outright Action International strives to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIQ) people to live safer, healthier, and more empowered lives worldwide. Outright Action International’s vision of change includes policy reform, legal challenges, coalition initiatives, and stronger LGBTI communities worldwide.

The Senior Communications Manager develops and implements OutRight’s communications program, which proactively advances the interests of the organization’s policy and programmatic agendas. They manage all aspects of the communications program, under the supervision of the Deputy Executive Director.

Deadline: October 20 2018

Legal Research Intern - Full Time

This is an exciting internship with ILGA, the world association of more than 1,300 LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex) members organisations. The intern will assist ILGA’s Senior Research Officer, with a focus on the State-sponsored Homophobia report.

It is an excellent opportunity for anyone in the initial stage of their career with an interest in research, human rights and SOGIESC issues and wants to gain working experience. This is a virtual internship. The intern can be based anywhere in the world with good internet connection.

Deadline: November 3 2018

Part Time Studio Manager

The role will include recording interviews, podcasts and live tapings as well as liaising with artists and journalists who book and use the space. Must be organized and detail oriented.

Deadline: Not provided

Call for applications - Bridging the Gaps Learning institute

The Bridging the Gaps programme is happy to announce that the “2019 Bridging the Gaps Learning Institute” will be taking place in Hanoi, Vietnam. The Bridging the Gaps Learning Institute is a learning platform that aims to strengthen SRHR and HIV related interventions through a capacity building workshop involving 26 participants from various key population-led and serving organizations and networks.

This year’s Learning Institute will focus on the annual theme “building resilient movements”.

Deadline: November 1 2018

Pan Africa ILGA (PAI) is the African region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA). It gathers over 150 organizations throughout the Region working for human rights and equality for LGBTIQ+ people. They are looking for candidates for the following three positions: 

  • Executive Director

  • Advocacy and Communications Officer

  • Programme Co-ordinator: French only (Consultancy contract)

Deadline: October 26 2018

Senior Officer for Resource Mobilization

FRIDA is looking for a passionate and committed young feminist to be our Senior Officer for Resource Mobilization. This position will play a leadership role in key aspects of FRIDA’s resource mobilization work especially in developing strategies and managing new and current partnerships. They will oversee but also be required to support cultivation, grant writing, and reporting.

Deadline: October 22 2018


LGBTQI News From Kenya

LGBTQI News From Kenya

Our news coverage features stories from Kenya and the rest of Africa on the growing LGBTIQ rights movement. Check in regularly for updates and follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more. 



              YEAR 2016

As a part of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia 2015, Njeri Gateru, Legal Officer at the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (Kenya) shared her story of why she became a lawyer and coming to terms with her sexuality as a young person.