Category Archives: Stephen Lewis

  1. Homophobic Ugandan Bill Demonizes People with HIV

    Remarks by Stephen Lewis, Co-Director of AIDS-Free World delivered at the Commonwealth People’s Forum on the eve of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Tuesday, November 24, 2009, 10:00 a.m., Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago: It’s one thing to talk about the promotion of the ‘traditional family’ as the author of the Bill does ad Read More >>

    Africa, criminalization, gay men, HIV/AIDS policy, homophobia, human rights, Jamaica, LGBT rights, MSM, Stephen Lewis, Uganda
  2. Stephen Lewis on homophobia

    [Excerpt from Stephen Lewis’ speech at the IAS Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, July 19, 2009. Read the full speech.] When the Government of Senegal jails eight gay AIDS activists for no reason except homophobia, setting back the fight against AIDS, where are the scientific voices of condemnation? Right now, in the Caribbean, every country save the Read More >>

    Caribbean, homophobia, Jamaica, Senegal, Stephen Lewis
  3. Stephen Lewis on Elizabeth Pisani

    From the Globe and Mail: The former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa reviews The Wisdom of Whores. In typical Stephen Lewis fashion, it makes for a fascinating read! To learn more about what he agrees with, what he criticises, and his own editorial comments on the responses in Africa and among “high-risk” populations, harm reduction, Read More >>

    Elizabeth Pisani, HIV/AIDS policy, Stephen Lewis