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Malawi Gays

New Hope For Malawi's Gay Community?

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A Malawi high court on Monday began hearing a petition by a leading rights group seeking to obtain the review of jail sentences of three gays and to o...

Malawi's LGBTQ Community's Short-Lived Freedom

Irene Monroe | Posted 01.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

I'd like to believe that Malawi's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) citizens and tourists had a few days to breathe easier. On Nov. 5 the government suspended all laws criminalizing homosexuality. Three days later, on Nov. 8, homosexuality was illegal again.

UK To Cut Aid To Countries That Persecute Gays

Posted 12.10.2011 | Gay Voices

The British government says it will cut aid to African countries that persecute LGBT people. International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell re...


AP | RAPHAEL TENTHANI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BLANTYRE, Malawi — Malawi's president on Saturday pardoned a gay couple who had been sentenced to 14 years in prison and ordered their release b...

Uganda, Gay Rights and the Mandates of Compassion

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

Some high-profile pastors and religious leaders in the United States used their influence to pressure Ugandan religious and political leaders to criminalize homosexual behavior and make an example of the Malawian gay couple.

Malawi Church Welcomes Sentence For Gay Couple

Religion News Service | By Frank Jomo and Trevor Grundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Frank Jomo and Trevor Grundy Religion News Service BLANTYRE, Malawi (RNS/ENInews) A Presbyterian church in Malawi has welcomed a 14-year jail sent...

Malawi Man Arrested For Putting Up Gay Rights Posters

Guardian | David Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A man has been arrested in Malawi for putting up posters championing gay rights in the latest sign of official intolerance towards homosexuality....