03/08/2014 08:46 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Video: Fighting Back Against Anti-Gay Laws in Africa

Anti-gay laws are sweeping across Africa, from Nigeria to Uganda. On Friday, as part of a Global Day of Action, hundreds of LGBT Africans and their allies protested in New York, encouraging Americans to get involved.

I was there to report, along with filmmaker Harriet Hirshorn.

Nigeria Demo from Woman at the Reel on Vimeo.