We are not illegal
Dear friend, Right now, almost 80 countries around the world make it a crime to be gay, lesbian or transgender. In 10 of those nations, you can be sentenced to death or life behind bars. The majority of these nations share a connection - they are members of the Commonwealth - an organization bringing together 54 nations to discuss law, society and economic development. The leaders of the...
Re: Jailed for texting?
“Your support is having an immediate impact. I have seen what it did when 50,000 mobilized, now let’s get to 100,000” Spread the word about Alice’s appeal via Facebook, Twitter, or by forwarding this email Dear friends, I’m about to walk into a courtroom in downtown Yaoundé to defend Jonas, 19 and Franky, 20 - two Cameroonian boys arrested last July for the...
Dear friend, Never has a “page not found” message made us so happy! Thanks to your posts and emails, Google has responded to global pressure and dumped the homophobic “Is My Son Gay?” app from Android’s market. Thousands of tweets later and after many AllOut.org members reported the app as “offensive” to the Google development team, its page has been...
FIFA heard us!
Dear friend, We have incredible news. You joined more than 46,000 people from all around the world asking FIFA to investigate charges that the coach of Nigeria’s women’s national soccer team was implementing homophobic policies—as reported by the New York Times. We just received a letter from FIFA’s Secretary General Jérôme Valcke announcing the first step of the investigation into...