Samoa

LGBTI Rights in Samoa


ADDED ON: 06/13/2019

Samoa Fa’afafine Association protests censor of Elton John film

LGBTI rights advocates in Samoa are protesting against the censoring of the Elton John biopic Rocketman. Samoa's only cinema revealed the ban on Friday on its Facebook page and employees told local…

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ADDED ON: 08/15/2018

Facebook Investigating Online Abuse of Samoan Author Who Advocates LGBT Rights

Samoan author Lani Wendt Young is no stranger to online abuse. She has spoken out on her blog and social media as a survivor of child sexual abuse and is an LGBT…

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ADDED ON: 06/29/2018

Enough is Enough, It’s Time to Decriminalize Homosexuality in the Pacific Islands

Momentum is gathering for greater equality for LGBTI people in the Pacific Islands, especially because the situation is deteriorating there. A coalition of LGBTI advocates have come together to start a petition to push…

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