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Visiting the Swedish Forum for Human Rights

Last weekend we drove up to Umeå, a city in north of Sweden. We were going to host a seminar at MR-dagarna, Scandinavia´s largest human rights venue. 147 more words

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Interview with The Pearl of Africa Filmmaker Jonny von Wallström

This is the first in a series of interviews with people from the International LGBTI and Transgender communities, from Uganda to the United States, from activists, authors and others concerned about the civil and human rights, the politics, the everyday lives, the stories of LGBTI people around the world. 1,918 more words

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Interview with The Pearl of Africa Filmmaker Jonny von Wallström, Part V – Conclusion

Q: Since President Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, does this affect your plans at all?
Jonny: It makes it much more dangerous to make this film. 363 more words

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Emotional Fucking Rollercoaster

I feel so flip flop right now in life, I don’t even. I can’t even. Last week I was feeling great with support shown to me after coming out to a lot of my facebook friends. 1,026 more words

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Interview with Filmmaker Jonny von Wallström, Part IV

Q: Your movie Zero Silence was called visionary because it foresaw the importance of and the potential for major political change generated through social media in the Middle East. 237 more words

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Victory Is Near!

Well this feels like a complete 180 from my last post. I’m going to share with you today something I posted on my Facebook for about 90% of my friends to see. 1,418 more words

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Interview with Pearl of Africa Filmmaker Jonny von Wallström, Part III


Today we continue with Part III of our interview with Swedish filmmaker Jonny von Wallström, who is currently making a feature length movie about a Ugandan transgender woman as part of a broader LGBTI education and activism effort in the wake of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. 441 more words

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