Voices for Freedom Project
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'The Voices for Freedom Project aims to portray a positive narrative of African LGBT persons and their experiences through their voices and the voices of their friends and family. This project seeks to counter the single story of African LGBT as victims by presenting alternatives of courage, resilience, pride and freedom' Ultimately and perhaps more importantly, this project will give that young LGBT person somewhere on the continent, a positive role model that is relatable to his/her own situation.
- Debunk the ‘unAfrican’ argument often used against same-sex practising people in Africa.
- Foster visibility, tolerance and acceptance.
- Garner support from mainstream organisations and the general public to better protect the rights of LGBT people form human rights violations.