When meeting anonymously with anti-gay religious leaders, Kenyan LGBTI activist Essy asks, “Do you really think that I should be beaten, now that you know me?”
Quorum is a live journalism forum focused on LGBT experiences around the world. Its mission is to lift up the voices of non-Western LGBT activists defining the struggle for justice.
Think it’s hard to be gay in the United States? Kenita Placide, from St. Lucia, humbly describes her courage in the face of astonishing adversity.
American LGBT activists Sarah Kate Ellis (GLAAD), J. Bob Alotta (Astraea Foundation), and Rev. Joseph Tolton (The Fellowship Global) discuss the levers of change: how Americans can help–and hurt–LGBT populations around the world.
With eleven videos now produced and released, qualities like courage and resilience transcend differences of culture and identity.
How a harrowing experience made Nisha Ayub into an advocate for transgender rights in her homeland.
Jamaican law professor Maurice Tomlinson thought he was safe, until he was outed as gay and forced to flee his country.
In new Quorum Talk, Alimi tells fellow LGBT activists: “You have a choice.”
Iranti.org founder Jabu Pereira explains why legal rights are not the end, but the beginning, of equality.
Despite clients in jail and threats from the government, Alice N’kom, the first female lawyer in Cameroon, is undaunted.
Russian LGBT activist Anastasia Smirnova was arrested for protesting the Sochi Olympics. Then she fled the country.