Kenyan activist Immah Reid about LGBTIQ+ organising
PAI speaks to activist Immah Reid from Kenya about the role of the arts and social media in LGBTIQ+ organising.
The PAI film crew interviewed activist Immah Reid in Gaborone, Botswana, 2018 at the 4th Regional Pan Africa ILGA Conference. Immah works for Artists for Recognition and Acceptance – a collective of performance artists and word activists. Immah speaks about organising with limited funds and the problematics of the accessibility to and exclusionary nature of the digital world.
LGBTIQ+ and HIV/Aids Movement Building: PAI interviews Carlos Idibouo (Ivory Coast)
At the 4th Regional Pan Africa ILGA LGBTIQ+ Conference in Gaborone, Botswana (31 May – 4 June 2018), we interviewed Carlos Idibouo from Arc en-Ciel Plus on his work with the LGBTIQ+ and HIV/Aids community in Ivory Coast. He speaks about movement building, MSM and establishing Arc en-Ciel Plus (Rainbow Plus), an LGBTIQ+ organisation in Ivory Coast.
PAI interviews Independent Expert on SOGI to the United Nations – Victor Madrigal-Borloz
Monica Tabengwa, PAI’s former Executive Director, in an interview with Victor Madrigal-Borloz – Independent Expert on SOGI to the United Nations. (Video: PAI Media Team).
Topics covered include: his mandate, his commitment to the mandate and how he carries out his mandate; Human Rights Mechanisms and the importance of furthering international consensus on the rights of LGBTIQ+ people; the importance of the Conference; his work within individual countries; the importance of the interfaith dialogue at the UN and within the LGBTIQ+ movement, and the inter-relation between religion and politics in determining countries’ stances on LGBTIQ+ issues; uniting all spheres of state and non-state actors in working towards the end of violence and discrimination.
Pan Africa ILGA’s work on the continent
PAI’s Programme Manager, Anthony Oluoch, speaking about PAI’s work and the realities of the LGBTIQ+ community on the continent, and the way forward. AIDS 2018 conference in Amsterdam.