Speeches

Please find below a small selection of speeches by Stephen Lewis. Mr. Lewis makes dozens of speeches a year, many of which are not directly related to his role as Chair of the Board of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. This is a small collection of speeches he has made recently about the AIDS epidemic and related issues.

These speeches may be reprinted, distributed, quoted, or copied as long as it is not for commercial use and they are properly sourced.

To browse older speeches, click on a year from the list on the right.

The First National Ugandan Grandmothers' Gathering

October 07, 2015


Entebbe, Uganda

Receipt of Honorary Degree from Royal Roads University

June 19, 2015


Royal Roads University, Victoria, British Columbia

Stephen Lewis Speaks at Hope Rising! 2012

November 07, 2012


Toronto, Canada

Sixth Annual June Callwood Lecture

The Power of Advocacy: Fighting for Social Justice

May 23, 2012


Appel Salon, Toronto, Canada

The First African Grandmothers' Gathering by Stephen Lewis

Remarks from Stephen Lewis on the Occasion of the First African Grandmothers' Gathering, May 6th-8th, 2010

May 07, 2010


The First African Grandmothers' Gathering, Swaziland

Your Majesty, the Queen Mother of Swaziland, the Honourable Prime Minister, the Honourable Deputy Prime Minister, and all other esteemed dignitaries here assembled, and above all, the grandmothers of Africa and Canada:

News

Ugandan LGBT activist says threats and violence won't stop the fight for civil rights October 4, 2019

Brent Bambury, Toronto, CBC Radio

Civil rights movement intensifies as hate crimes increase in LGBTQ communities in Africa September 10, 2019

SLF, Toronto, GlobeNewswire

Upcoming Events

Second Annual Cookie Walk December 14, 2019

Orillia, Ontario

Pub Nite with the Coquitlam Gogos January 21, 2020

Coquitlam, British Columbia