Long walk to freedom for LGBTQI+

Expressing concern: Gasha says the LGBTQI community continues to suffer exclusion and abuse
Expressing concern: Gasha says the LGBTQI community continues to suffer exclusion and abuse

Human rights belong to everyone, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex and others (LGBTQI) included. However, these groups are not only abused by some members of the community but also do not get protection from law enforcement. Mmegi correspondent NNASARETHA KGAMANYANE writes

According to Success Capital Organisation founder, Dumiso Gasha, they continue to face challenges because of who they are.

Gasha does not use the pronouns ‘him’ or ‘her’. Rather Gasha uses they/them/their.

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