Author: Rainbow Riots

Out now: Rainbow Riots Radio - Episode 8: A poem about a lesbian’s fear in Jamaica Rainbow Riots’ founder Petter Wallenberg meets London based lesbian poet Andreena Leanne who was born in Jamaica. On a recent visit she found that the island’s notorious homophobia cast a...

As of today, homosexuality is no longer a crime in India! 157 years of criminalization is over, and all Indians are now free to love! We are proud to be a part of this journey together with the Indian LGBT movement. In 2019 we will launch our...

Rainbow Riots' founder Petter Wallenberg meets London based lesbian poet Andreena Leanne who was born in Jamaica. On a recent visit she found that the island’s notorious homophobia cast a dark shadow over the place of her childhood memories. The episode ends with Wallenberg's musical...

Our crowdfunding campaign to launch the first LGBT+ community centre in Uganda got featured in Gay Times Magazine!Check it out here: There's still time to donate. If you would like to chip in, go here:  ...

Since 2015 Rainbow Riots have been working in Uganda using music and arts to protest homo- and transphobia. But right now, there's no reliable and safe space for the LGBT community to come together and continue this powerful protest. That's why Rainbow Riots are partnering with the...

Shannon Power heads to the world premiere of Black Divaz, a documentary about Australia's first pageant for Aboriginal drag queens. Shannon catches up with its stars who tell her not only why they do drag, but why drag is a critical tool to empower young...

Out today: Rainbow Riots Radio - Episode 7: Australia’s Aboriginal drag queens Shannon Power heads to the world premiere of Black Divaz, a documentary about Australia's first pageant for Aboriginal drag queens. Shannon catches up with its stars who tell her not only why they do drag,...

We are hosting two Rainbow Riots seminars at EuroPride, Gothenburg, Sweden today. Come and find out more about our work and meet our founding director Petter Wallenberg and our team from Uganda, Kenya and Jamaica. This is a special chance to hear about life as...

”We are the rainbow-colored resistance movement" "With culture as a tool, Rainbow Riots works for LGBTQ people's rights in some of the world's most dangerous countries - and on Thursday they will appear at EuroPride in Gothenburg.” Our founder Petter Wallenberg was interviewed in Swedish newspaper Göteborgs-Posten. Read...