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Lgbt Persecution Africa

Torment to Tyranny: Persecution in Uganda Now That the Anti-Homosexuality Act Is Law

Frank Mugisha | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Frank Mugisha

When Uganda's parliament voted for this Act in December 2013, it declared open season on Uganda's LGBTI communities. In my country there's now a culture of extreme and violent homophobia whereby anyone is free to persecute LGBTI people with impunity.

Kenyan Pastor Risks His Life To Advocate For Persecuted LGBT Community

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 04.30.2014 | Religion

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Down a muddy path, sandwiched between residential homes in this city’s northwest slum, is a simple timber and sheet metal struc...

How Homophobia In African Churches Threatens LGBT Individuals

Religion News Service | Gay Clark Jennings | Posted 01.27.2014 | Religion

(RNS) In the last month, many Westerners watched in horror as Uganda, and then Nigeria, enacted laws that are brutally repressive to lesbian, gay, bis...