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LGBT rights in Africa

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With the exception of South Africa, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT ) rights in ..... Jump up to: "State Sponsored Homophobia 2016: A world survey of sexual orientation laws: crimi...

Why Africa is a hotbed of homophobia | World news | The Guardian

www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/23/africa-homophobia-uganda-anti-gay-law

Feb 23, 2014 ... As Uganda's president remains on the brink of ratifying savage new anti-gay laws , Africa Correspondent David Smith reports on a continent at ...

Africa's most and least homophobic countries | 76 CRIMES

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Mar 9, 2016 ... The Afrobarometer network, which conducts public opinion surveys in Africa, recently listed the continent's most and least homophobic ...

Opinion: Is Africa the most homophobic continent? - CNN.com

www.cnn.com/2014/02/28/opinion/uganda-anti-gay-law-marc-epprecht/

Feb 28, 2014 ... While Africa is not alone in this apparent trend, the vehemence of some of the homophobia, and the way it is being linked to pan-African ...

It's Not Just Uganda: Behind the Christian Right's Onslaught in Africa ...

www.thenation.com/article/its-not-just-uganda-behind-christian-rights-onslaught-africa/

Apr 4, 2014 ... But homophobia in Africa is not merely an African problem. ... the United States, the more virulently homophobic ideologies of the religious right ...

The Hidden Cost of Homophobia in Africa | Economy Watch

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Oct 16, 2015 ... In a two-part article, we look first at the high economic costs of the severe homophobia in modern African states. Lowering the national GDP is a ...

Why Africa's Turning Anti-Gay - The Daily Beast

www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/03/31/why-africa-s-turning-anti-gay.html

Mar 31, 2014 ... In fact, the rising tide of anti-gay sentiment in sub-Saharan Africa, .... castigate " backward" Africans for their “homophobia” while billionaires who ...

A gay Ugandan on the best way to tackle homophobia in Africa

www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-ugandan-best-way-tackle-homophobia-africa110515-131717/

May 11, 2015 ... This is exactly what happened when colonization began as homophobia only then became a part of the African lives even though it existed ...

Homophobia: Africa's new Apartheid - Al Jazeera English

www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2014/02/homophobia-africa-new-apartheid-20142194711993773.html

Feb 1, 2014 ... Both African and western governments are using gay rights as a political tool.

World observes anti-homophobia day, but not Africa - Africa - RFI

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May 16, 2015 ... But few African countries are celebrating the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. In fact, state-sanctionned ...

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Should we call Africa homophobic? - The Washington Post

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Jul 10, 2015 ... Headlines from Western media houses read: “An African epidemic of homophobia,” “Why Africa is the most homophobic continent” and “Why ...

African academics challenge homophobic laws : Nature News ...

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Jun 10, 2015 ... A Western import. Unnatural. Contagious. Un-African. All of these arguments and more have been invoked to support the numerous laws ...

Some African Countries Are Trying to Use Science to Make ...

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Jun 17, 2015 ... Some African countries have tried to use science to justify laws that ... to Make Homophobic Laws, Now African Scientists are Pushing Back.