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Homosexuality in Africa

Gay in Zambia

Linda_Villarosa | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Linda_Villarosa

Those of us who are black and gay approach Africa with deeply conflicted feelings. On a recent trip to Zambia, along with my point-and-shoot and anti-malaria medication, I packed equal parts pride and shame, curiosity and fear.

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

Nick Mwaluko | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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?

Dear Ugandan Christians: Stop Torturing Your Citizens

Joseph Ward III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joseph Ward III

Today, many across the world are mourning the loss of David Kato, an outspoken gay rights advocate in Uganda who was brutally beaten with a hammer and murdered in his home.

How To Stop The Perfect Storm Of Hate In Uganda

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. Cindi Love

I hope you will take five minutes and help save the lives of millions of people who will fall out of protection if Uganda passes the death penalty for the LGBTI community.

Would Jesus Discriminate?: Responding To Uganda's Gay Death Penalty Bill

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. Cindi Love

If David Bahati succeeds in passing the death penalty for homosexuals in Uganda, we will have allowed him to set the gold standard for wide-spread consumer adoption of sanctioned genocide of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.