Scaly Kep’na: “Ne dites jamais non à soi-même. Jamais.”

Scaly Kep’na: “Ne dites jamais non à soi-même. Jamais.”

Scaly Kep’na est un militant congolais des droits de l’homme. Il vit avec son mari à Kinshasa (RD Congo) et est le président de l’association LGBT ‘Jeunialissime’. J’ai eu le plaisir de m’entretenir avec lui pendant une heure...
Scaly Kep’na: “Ne dites jamais non à soi-même. Jamais.”

Scaly Kep’na: “Never say no to yourself”

Scaly Kep’na is a Congolese human rights activist. He lives with his husband in Kinshasa and is the president of the LGBT association Jeunialissime. I had the pleasure of talking to him for an hour about LGBT rights in the DR Congo. And we started with the story...
‘Let’s welcome Ukrainian LGBTI+ refugees’

‘Let’s welcome Ukrainian LGBTI+ refugees’

‘When we see that some groups are less well helped elsewhere while we have the people and the expertise to accommodate them, we must go all the way,’ writes Bruno De Lille. He calls for attention to the situation of LGBTI+ persons on the run. No, we should...
Why I keep waving the rainbow flag

Why I keep waving the rainbow flag

Jurgen Slembrouck wrote that those who wave rainbow flags or construct rainbow pedestrian crossings may have good intentions but are a threat to the equal rights of the lgbti+ community (DS Jan. 4). I have been such a rainbow flag-waver since my coming-out, and I...
Stickers to worry about

Stickers to worry about

“Oh well, why worry about a few silly stickers. The police would be better off dealing with the serious cases. Just look at what just happened to that journalist (who became the victim of a homophobic attack), they should deal with that.” That’s what...