FYI: Homosexuality is to blame for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa…no seriously.

Originally posted on CAL Advocacy Blog:
  Monrovia, Liberiahttp://www.akbarn.com A friend of CAL on Facebook, Evans Adofo, who lives in Monrovia, brought this new story to our attention. The continent is in a silent diplomatic panic about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, which has killed over 1000 people across West African countries, with Liberia and Sierra Leone leading with the number of cases reported, and deaths.… Continue reading FYI: Homosexuality is to blame for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa…no seriously.

Candle light vigil, in solidarity against violence against woman

Tonight the SRC (Student Representative Council) of the University of Cape Town is organising a candlelight vigil in solidarity against violence against woman… well women, unless there is a specific woman that it is for (might be, I’ve missed quite a bit lately being somewhat absent from social media in the past months.) My first reaction: yeah, 촛불시위! Let’s go! But in my mind, of … Continue reading Candle light vigil, in solidarity against violence against woman

The Evidence Is In: Decriminalising Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health

RH Reality Check has published a exploration of evidence that decriminalisation (with an “s”, I do live in South Africa) is essential for public health. The Evidence Is In: Decriminalizing Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health. Of course it is great to see something that we’ve (we being the Sex Workers’ movement, and supporting movements) been saying for quite a long time explored to … Continue reading The Evidence Is In: Decriminalising Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health