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Call to Action Statement: Sexual Minorities Uganda

22 Oct 2019

For immediate release and circulation. CALL TO ACTION BY UGANDA’S LGBTQI+ COMMUNITY OCTOBER 17, 2019, KAMPALA, UGANDA: The constitutional court nullified the Anti-homosexuality Act in August of 2014 but there has been numerous press over the past weeks about a plan by a section of Ugandan legislature to re-introduce the law.  In order to provide clarity on…

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Bi and Proud

02 Oct 2019

September is Bisexual Visibility month; a month set aside internationally to celebrate and bring about awareness to the Bisexual community in the LGBTQ+ movement. I have had the pleasure to talk to a number of individuals who identify as Bisexual and this has shown light on a lot of issues that they face as a…

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Tamba Pwani is Hiring

30 Sep 2019

 Job Description Tamba Pwani is looking for a Programs Officer to be responsible for organizing programs and activities for our organization. The Programs Officer will be tasked with developing programs to support the organization’s strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals. The Programs Officer will also be in charge of developing…

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BHESP Is Hiring

26 Sep 2019

Bar Hostess Empowerment & Support Programme (BHESP) is an NGO located in Nairobi offering services for key Populations. We are looking for qualified and experienced persons to fill the following positions:  Project Manager (Technical Officer – Care and Treatment)  Job Summary: The Project Manager will be responsible for providing strategic direction in, mentorship, coaching and…

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HAPA Kenya is Hiring

09 Sep 2019

Job Purpose/Objective The HAPA KENYA with funding from Global Fund (GF) through Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) implements the key population HIV prevention program among MSMs in Mombasa County – Coast region of Kenya.   The nursing officer will provide comprehensive clinical services to key population clients at the DIC and at the outreaches. This…

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Call for Peer Educators

05 Sep 2019

Ishtar-MSM exclusively runs the Ishtar Wellness Centre which provides the following services mainly targeting men who have sex with other men (MSM) and Gay men in in Nairobi county:  HIV counseling and testing  STI screening and Treatment  Referrals to MSM friendly Care Centers  PrEP  ART and Psychosocial support  Distribution of Lubricants and Condoms to MSM …

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Joint Statement on the Judgement on Consolidated Petitions 150 & 234 of 2016

25 May 2019

Kenya Must Protect and Uphold the Constitutional Rights of ALL its Citizens Including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Gender Non-Binary Persons The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya, The Nyanza, Rift Valley and Western LGBTQ Network, The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and LGBTQ+ partners, friends and allies, with great distress acknowledge…

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World AIDS Day 2018

01 Dec 2018

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK) joins Kenyans and people around the world in marking the World AIDS Day. Established in 1988 to raise awareness on the AIDS pandemic and the lives lost to the disease, today marks 30 years of concerted dedication and solidarity towards ending AIDS. Today we not only remember…

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Decriminalisation of Consensual Same Gender Sex in India

11 Sep 2018

In a momentous judgement by the Supreme court of India on Thursday 6th September 2018, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code was effectively repealed. The now repealed section which held “Whoever voluntarily, has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or…

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KNCHR: International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia

18 May 2018

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) joins Kenyans and people all over the world in marking the annual International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT).This day was set in 2004 with the aim of drawing attention to the discrimination, violence and other human rights violations experienced by sexual and gender minorities all…

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Litigation & Advocacy

Consensual same-sex sexual conduct is criminalized under the law. These laws create a misguided perception in society that LGBQ persons are criminal; a perception that is driven to further perpetuate human rights violation and acts of violence. 

A Safe and Enabling Environment for all LGBQ Persons in Kenya

Our People

As the National umbrella body for SOGIE community organizations, GALCK represents LGBQ voices from across Kenya.

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