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GALCK is hiring

15 Jan 2021

Date: 15th January 2021 Opportunity: Communication and Advocacy Officer Accepting Applications from 15th January 2021– 29th January 2021 Location: Nairobi The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya (GALCK) is the national umbrella body for 16 organizations advocating for sexual orientation gender identity and expression (SOGIE) issues in Kenya. Together, we envision a safe and enabling…

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Rainbow Childhoods Anthology.

09 Dec 2020

This collection of stories portrays different aspects of the LGBTQ+ experiences, their childhood struggles in understanding sex, gender roles, sexuality, and gender identity. In these deeply moving and empowering stories of LGBTQ+ persons in Kenya,  readers will understand the lives of LGBTQ+ people growing up, from the beginning of their childhood experience to their young…

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HOME- The Queer Refugee Crisis.

24 Nov 2020

By David Kwoba, GALCK’s Communications Intern Due to the increasing enforcement of strict anti-LGBTQ laws in East African countries, there has been a surge in the number of queer refugees seeking asylum in Kenya. More than 750+ LGBT refugees in Kenya are forced to live in the shadows, and undergo inhumane treatment, pushed to the…

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UNDP is hiring

03 Nov 2020

Policy Specialist, LGBTI Inclusion, Africa. With support from the Government of Sweden, UNDP has launched a new initiative in sub-Saharan Africa. Titled the “Inclusive Governance Initiative”, the project is designed to support countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to become increasingly accountable to, and inclusive of, their entire populations, including LGBTI people. This in turn will contribute…

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MPEG Is Hiring

08 Jan 2020

MPEG  works in partnership with the Ministry of Health to support the implementation of high-quality comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and treatment programs in Kenya for Key populations Clinical Officer Location: Thika Overall Function: The Clinical Officer is responsible for providing client-centred HIV prevention and treatment services in line with national guidelines, client satisfaction and good…

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Transgender Day of Remembrance

20 Nov 2019

The Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya stands in solidarity with the Transgender community in Kenya and around the world. Today, the 20th of November 2019, marks the Transgender Day of Remembrance, also known as International Transgender Day of Remembrance, where we remember and memorialise all who have lost their lives as a result of…

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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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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

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

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