Category Archives: Cuba

  1. Namibia: HIV Keeps Locals Out of Foreign Universities

    Via, by Jana-Mari Smith Banning HIV-positive Namibians from obtaining overseas scholarships is discriminatory, unconstitutional and a human rights violation. These, and other concerns, were raised by the AIDS Law Unit at the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC) in a press statement yesterday. The statement referred to recent newspaper advertisements by the Ministry of Education offering international scholarships, Read More >>

    Africa, China, Cuba, discrimination, education, HIV/AIDS, human rights, Namibia
  2. Ten Years Fighting HIV/AIDS and Reaching Out to Gays

    From IPS News, by Dalia Acosta Raul Regueiro remembers every detail about the creation, 10 years ago in Cuba, of the project for the prevention of HIV/AIDS among men who have sex with men, and the way the initiative crossed the boundaries of purely health-related concerns to address the question of social inclusion. “Although homosexuality had been Read More >>

    advocacy, Cuba, gay men, HIV/AIDS, MSM
  3. Homophobia Is the Problem, Not Gays – Havana

    originally posted May 19 by Havana Havana’s 23rd Street was a grand fiesta on Saturday as people of all ages and sexual orientations formed a winding conga line that extended to Pavilion Cuba, the place where Sexual Diversity Day was formally initiated. Havana Times was on the scene to listen to speakers, capture photos, and talk Read More >>

    Cuba, homophobia, homosexuality, lgbt community, LGBT rights