We are committed to creating, publishing and sharing research and other resources that contribute to the strengthening and resourcing of the West African LGBTQI movement.
Four years after the launch of our first grant cycle, we have commissioned an assessment to measure the impact of our grantmaking process, gauge its reach, and receive feedback and recommendations.
A summary report that presents the data and findings of the full Doundou report in a shorter, more easily understood format.
The 2022 report provides compelling evidence of change and growth in the LGBTQI movement in West Africa in an increasingly complex social, political, economic, and security context, as well as the current state of funding in the region.
Originally published in 2016, We Exist provides an overview of LGBTQ organizing in nine West African countries through 2016, drawing on the perspectives and experiences of local activists and organizations, and highlighting challenges and opportunities.
ISDAO and Queer African Youth Network - QAYN have commissioned a study of gender ideology and the anti-gender campaigns that support it in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Senegal, in order to better understand the structure, organization and manifestation of so-called "anti-gender" movements in West Africa.
Lack of linguistic inclusion and persistent barriers to inclusion and justice are major concerns in the social justice sector. Kuûmã is our practical resource for organizations and/or individuals wishing to practice linguistic inclusion and justice.
Produced in collaboration with Q-Zine, this issue is a creative and insightful expression of what family means to LGBTQI Africans and the diaspora.
The essays present the authors' analyses of their understanding of accountability, the difficulty of exercising accountability, and the underlying challenges of not being accountable.
This issue highlights the importance of LGBTQI activists' voices, leadership and solidarity in other social justice struggles, and how these issues are interconnected.