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Drag Race Royalty; Bebe Zahara Benet talks about returning to Cameroon this year.

CAMEROOOOOOOON Rupaul’s Drag Race season 1 winner and AllStar season 3 finalist; BeBe Zahara Benet has revealed she hopes to visit her birth place; Cameroon this year. She revealed this in an interview with Gay Star News and she talked about the last time she went to the motherland, her family/friends there and the current political… Read More Drag Race Royalty; Bebe Zahara Benet talks about returning to Cameroon this year.

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LGBTI activists arrested in Cameron get released but are ordered to take anal exams.

Five HIV and LGBTI activists successfully escape conviction for homosexuality in Cameroon. The Police arrested the five men who work for the HIV and LGBTI rights organization Avenir Jeune de l’Ouest (Youthful Future of the West), last month. Like many other African countries, Cameroon is considered one of the worst places in the world to be LGBTI.… Read More LGBTI activists arrested in Cameron get released but are ordered to take anal exams.

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Owode Arrest, MI Abaga, Johannesburg Pride. Here are the stories that made headlines in 2017

It has been an interesting year for us at The Rustin Times. We launched our website this year and the feedback we have gotten has been amazing. We have had over 10,000 page views since our launch in July and we owe it all to your support. While we understand that there has been inconsistencies… Read More Owode Arrest, MI Abaga, Johannesburg Pride. Here are the stories that made headlines in 2017

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Tchindas will Screen in Cameroon this Saturday

Following a successful screening at Écrans Noirs Cameroon, Tchindas will have a public screening at Douala Bessengué on Saturday. Tchindas is a documentary by Marc Serena and Pablo García Pérez, that showcases the transgender community in Cape Verde as they prefer for their annual carnival through the eyes of Tchinda Andrade. Queer cinema is constantly frowned upon in… Read More Tchindas will Screen in Cameroon this Saturday