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Portrait of Julius Kaggwa, intersex activist from Uganda

Julius Kaggwa

Intersex bodies are abused, studied, tested and “corrected”

Julius Kaggwa is an intersex and trans activist in Uganda. He directs the organization “Support Initiative for People with Atypical Sex Development” (SIPD Uganda), which seeks to sustainably change the attitudes toward intersex people. Born in the Kibuye part of Kampala in Uganda, he is a practicing Christian raising four children together with his wife.

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Monica Tabengwa — Opposition to the traditional role of women made me an activist

Monica Tabengwa Portrait

Monica Tabengwa (51) is a human-rights activist from Botswana. She grew up with seven siblings and a single mother, became a lawyer and has spent decades working for LGBTIQ+ rights, including with Pan Africa ILGA and Human Rights Watch.

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Tash Dowell – I want to see tangible changes in Zimbabwe within my lifetime

Tash Dowell Portrait

Tash Dowell (35) is a queer human rights activist from Zimbabwe. She was a coordinator for the Masakhane Collective in Zimbabwe until late 2020, and in 2021 began working for the Coalition of African Lesbians. She also participates actively in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process for the UN.

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Women Human Rights Defenders: How Intersectionality is put into Practice in Southern Africa

On 23rd September 2021 Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation held a webtalk entitled “Women Huma Rights Defenders: How Intersectionality is put into Practice in Southern Africa.”  Three Human Rights Defenders were invited to the online discussion, all of them actively engaged with the Masakhane* Project.

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Three activists from lesbian, bi- and queer women’s collectives in Mozambique and Eswatini discuss the current developments which have impacts on their work in their respective countries. They explain how the concept of intersectionality is being put into practice amidst often violent challenges. We will also hear about the feminist strategy of the Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) and their experiences.

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Women Human Rights Defenders: How Intersectionality is put into Practice in Southern Africa

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Online-Talk: Thursday, 23 September 2021, 5 – 6 pm

Activists from lesbian, bi- and queer women’s collectives in Mozambique and Eswatini will inform us of the current developments that are impacting their work in their respective countries. They will explain how the concept of intersectionality is being put into practice amidst often violent challenges. We will also hear about the feminist strategy of the Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) and their experiences.

We will also discuss  what the growing threat to LGBTI people in various countries means for us in Germany, particularly in view of the German government’s new LGBTI Inclusion Strategy for Foreign Policy and Development Cooperation.

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The pink line – The new frontier in human rights

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Online talk with author Mark Gevisser

South African author Mark Gevisser was invited to an online talk by the Hirschfeld-Eddy Foundation to present his new book The Pink Line: Journeys Across the World’s Queer Frontiers, which has recently also appeared in German. Klaus Jetz hosted the talk with the journalist from Cape Town.

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Die pinke Linie – die neue Menschenrechtsgrenze

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Webtalk mit Autor Mark Gevisser

Auf Einladung der Hirschfeld-Eddy-Stiftung stellt der südafrikanische Autor Mark Gevisser in einem Welbtalk sein kürzlich auch auf Deutsch erschienenes Buch „Die pinke Linie. Weltweite Kämpfe um sexuelle Selbstbestimmung und Geschlechtsidentität“ vor. Klaus Jetz moderierte das Gespräch mit dem Journalisten aus Kapstadt.

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Online talk with Mark Gevisser about his new book about The Pink Line — the World´s Queer Frontiers and the fight for the human rights of LGBTIQ+ globally

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The Hirschfeld-Eddy-Foundation cordially invites you to the Online talk with Mark Gevisser about his new fascinating book “The Pink Line — the World´s Queer Frontiers” and the fight for their rights of LGBTIQ+ people all over the world.

Tuesday, 22 June, 6 PM (CEST)

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Online Talk mit Mark Gevisser über sein Buch: Die pinke Linie — weltweite Kämpfe um sexuelle Selbstbestimmung und Geschlechtsidentität

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Die Hirschfeld-Eddy-Stiftung lädt herzlich ein zum Webtalk in englischer Sprache mit Mark Gevisser, südafrikanischer Journalist und Autor des Buches „Die pinke Linie. Weltweite Kämpfe um sexuelle Selbstbestimmung und Geschlechteridentität“.

Dienstag, den 22. Juni um 18 Uhr MESZ

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Die pinke Linie

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Im April 2021 erscheint Mark Gevissers faszinierendes Buch „Die pinke Linie. Weltweite Kämpfe um sexuelle Selbstbestimmung und Geschlechtsidentität“.

Gevisser, 1964 in Johannesburg geboren, gilt als einer der wichtigsten Autoren Südafrikas. Er publiziert in den Leitmedien seiner Heimat zu politischen und kulturellen Themen der Regenbogennation. Mit einem Stipendium der Open Society Foundation bereiste er über zwanzig Länder und schrieb Artikel über LSBTI und deren Kämpfe in aller Welt. „The Pink Line“ erschien letztes Jahr in den USA.