Fannyann Eddy Memorial Page

1974 - 2004

Fannyann Eddy was raped and murdered during the night of September 28 and 29, 2004. According to some news reports, she was raped by five men, stabbed and her neck was broken.

Fannyann Eddy was an African leader in the gay rights movement. She founded the Sierra Leone Lesbian and Gay Association and made a submission on human rights to the United Nations. Fannyann had a 9 year old son and is reported to have been a loving mother.

News reports give one the impression Fannyann could be considered to be a hero among human groups. She worked for queer human rights even in the face of threats.

A few news stories and articles about Fannyann can be found on the following internet web sites: Press.

Behind the Mask. Site has an interview of Fannyann Eddy.


International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.

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