PlanetRomeo Foundation

Chechnya support

As a result of the recent terrible events taking place in Chechnya, several individuals and organizations in the LGBTI community have reached out to us, asking if we would consider doing something to help the situation in Chechnya.

8 projects funded in Q1, 2017

Russia, Malawi and Iraq. These are among the countries where we fund new projects in the first quarter of 2017. 8 projects receive a grant, adding up to a total of € 35,000 in funding.

Leadership manual in Ghana

Solace Brothers Foundation in Ghana worked together with LGBT community members to develop a training manual for current and future community leaders.

Women’s soccer in Cameroon

Association pour la Valorisation de la Femmes (AVAF) in Cameroon organized several educational, sports and recreational activities over a ten-month period.

Heroes Campaign

Today, PlanetRomeo Foundation launched a 10-day campaign primarily targeted at PLANETROMEO members.

Youth workshop in Sri Lanka

EQUAL GROUND in Sri Lanka organized a 2-day residential workshop, bringing 20 youth organization representatives - both LGBTIQ and straight - together in the fight for equal rights.

Burundi brochure

In Burundi, same-sex sexual activity is still criminalized. As part of its LGBT Human Rights Education program, Moulin des Libertés (MOLI) developed the first brochure on human rights related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.

Russian Trans Advance

As part of their Trans Advance project, FtM Phoenix Group co-organized several activities. A film festival, called Side by Side, was held in Krasnodar, the southwest of Russia. Also the Summer Trans Camp was held, giving 12 Russian and Ukrainian...

LBT soccer competition in Uganda

The first ever OGERA Cup Tournament, a soccer competition for lesbian, bisexual and trans* (LBT) women attracted a crowd of more than 100 spectators. The Organization for Gender Empowerment and Rights Advocacy (OGERA) gathered 42 LBTs, divided into...

Safe space in Mauritius

In Mauritius, Young Queer Alliance has set up a Safety Centre for young LGBTQIA and Trans* people. The centre acts as an emergency shelter, office and meeting space - a true all-under-one-roof facility.

LGBTI leadership trainings

HODSAS in D.R. Congo recently organized a second peer educator training session on communication techniques and human rights, in which 20 LGBTIs participated. In total, HODSAS now has 40 peer educators/LGBTI communicators available.

Annual report 2015

PlanetRomeo Foundation today publishes its Annual Report 2015. In 2015, a total of € 143,631 was funded to 34 LGBTI projects around the world, almost 50% more as compared to 2014.

Helpline for LGBTI teenagers

Lighthouse NGO in Ukraine set up a telephone helpline to counsel LGBTI teens. To promote their helpline, they advertise online and on huge billboards in several metro stations.

African LGBT refugees in Europe

LGBTQI refugees in Europe

George Reginald Freeman is the director of Pride Equality International and a former refugee who fled from Sierra Leone to Europe. He initiated the project Why Me to increase solidarity amongst African LGBTQI asylum seekers and refugees.

Dialogues on schools about trangenders in Pakistan

Dignity dialogues in Pakistan

Our funding enables Forum for Dignity Initiatives to organize six dialogues between transgender women and high school students in Pakistan.