Gabon has joined dozens of other African countries in making same-sex sexual relationships illegal. Gay sex is now reportedly illegal in the African, predominately Christian country of Gabon. Being found guilty could see you landed with a six-month jail sentence […]
According to a report, a bar in Kampala, Uganda known to be LGBT+ friendly was raided by police, resulting in the arrest of 125 people. The OutRight Action Internation campaign group a gay-friendly bar in the Ugandan town of Kampala […]
Uganda’s Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, indicating that the Ugandan Government intends to introduce the death penalty for same-sex sexual acts in a so-called “kill the gays” bill. Amnesty International have called the reintroduction “outrageous” and have called […]
The High Court in Botswana strikes down discriminatory laws which effectively outlawed homosexuality.
“The safety and security of all refugees is of utmost priority to us. “
The Peter Tatchell Foundation has written to the UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi, who as failed to respond to accusations of “neglect, collusion, and inaction” over the victimisation of LGBT+ asylum seekers in Kenya’s refugee camps.
The ruling in a constitutional case challenging laws criminalising gay sex has been postponed to 24 May 2019.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has said “outsiders” are trying to corrupt his people by convincing them to have oral sex. During a public speech on Sunday, Museveni said that oral sex is “wrong” because mouths are “meant for eating.”
A court in Kenya has ruled that the controversial use of forced anal examinations on men suspect to be gay is unlawful, in a historic decision for the East African nation. The Court of Appeal in Mombasa ruled in favor […]
The African country of Tanzania has withdrawn its threat of creating a list of gay people and sharing it publically. The list, which was threatened last week, would have outed people who are accused of selling sex online. Deputy health […]
In its continued crackdown on gay people, the Tanzania government has said it could publish a “list of gay people”. Homosexuality is illegal in the African country with offenders facing up to 30 years in prison and this new policy […]