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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 ^ "Ilga : State-Sponsored Homophobia" (PDF). Old.ilga.org  ...

Should we call Africa homophobic? - The Washington Post

www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2015/07/10/why-im-not-calling-africa-homophobic-anymore/

Jul 10, 2015 ... Western journalists and scholars shape much of the discussion about same-sex issues in Africa. Headlines from Western media houses read: ...

Africa: homophobia is a legacy of colonialism | World news | The ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2014/apr/30/africa-homophobia-legacy-colonialism

Apr 30, 2014 ... Most Africans don't recognise homophobia as a colonial legacy even though before colonialism, many traditional cultures were tolerant of ...

The Hidden Cost of Homophobia in Africa | Economy Watch

www.economywatch.com/features/The-Hidden-Cost-of-Homophobia-in-Africa1016.html

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ... New laws in Nigeria and Uganda, plus reports throughout the continent of extortion, murder, so-called "curative rape" and abuse of LGBTI ...

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.

Why Can't We Talk About Homophobia in the Black Community ...

www.advocate.com/politics/2015/05/26/why-cant-we-talk-about-homophobia-black-community

May 26, 2015 ... “Though there are many supporters out there that are for the issues that I try to address about homophobia, not only in the African-American ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Why Homophobia In Africa?&v=JOvbvZqAbj0
May 15, 2015 ... Virulent homophobia is on the rise in Uganda. In 2014, the Ugandan President signed into law the infamous "Anti-Homosexuality Bill," which in ...
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Why Africa is a hotbed of homophobia | World news | The Guardian

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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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 ...