National Coming Out Day Speaker
Yale World Fellow Wanja Muguongo
Join Us to Hear Yale World Fellow Wanja Muguongo Speak to Commemorate National Coming Out Day!
Ms. Muguongo manages the only African activist-owned and -led LGBTI and sex worker rights fund on a continent where homosexuality is illegal and punishable by jail sentence in 36 countries, and where the rights of transgender and intersex people are routinely violated.
UHAI-The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative makes grants and runs capacity-building and mentorship programs for LGBTI and sex worker organizations across East Africa. Muguongo’s mission is to nurture grassroots activism around sexuality, identity, and rights in Africa, moving society toward equality and non-discrimination
Ms. Muguongo is a self-described feminist and a firm believer in human rights and social justice.
Q+ and the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs Invites All Members of the Yale community to join us in A51 on Thursday, October 11th, 2012 from 11:45am-12:45pm to hear Ms. Muguongo speak about her very important and ground-breaking work.
Lunch will be served.