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How to Approach the Issue of LGBT Rights in Africa

Udoka Okafor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Udoka Okafor

LGBT issues in Africa must be approached from multiple angles: political, social, legal, and cultural. Many of the things understood about the African community, even by some people within Africa itself, are understood through the lens of a culture that was redefined by the West.

How Beyoncé And Rihanna Saved An African Gay Rights Activist's Life

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 04.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

Ellen Chademana was in the worst place you could be in her home country of Zimbabwe: the Harare Central Remand Prison. The rotting jail was dark and overcrowded, with no toilets or running water. Her offense? Her work with Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ).

An African Lesbian Makes U.S. History (Part 2): Fire

Nick Mwaluko | Posted 03.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Nick Mwaluko

Two lesbians of African descent abandon fear for risk and decide to marry in New York City, breaking social taboo in Africa while making U.S. history. But did their struggle for equality pay off in their homeland?