Honors for African LGBTI heroes at London Pride

1 Jul

Honors for African LGBTI heroes at London Pride

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Out and Proud Diamond Group honored African LGBTI heroes during London Pride. (Photo courtesy of Out and Proud Diamond Group) Out and Proud Diamond Group honors African LGBTI heroes during London Pride. (Photo courtesy of Out and Proud Diamond Group)

Press release, modestly edited:

London Pride 2015

The African LGBTI organisation Out and Proud Diamond Group celebrated African LGBTI Heroes during London Pride 2015.

The group honored people who have stood up against anti-gay environments and regimes in Africa. Some of these heroes lost their lives during the struggle to liberate us and others against the injustices, discrimination, persecution, inequalities among others. Many of these heroes are still carrying on with the struggle for liberation amidst direct threats to their lives.

Tony Kitara, a Ugandan LGBTI activist with  Out and Proud Diamond Group, said, ‘I feel privileged and humbled to honour my heroes. These people started the journey for liberation. It is our duty to finish it. They don’t get much appreciation and recognition like other heroes in Africa, but…

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