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Added on: 11/14/2023
Namibia’s High Court will rule next May in a case that could see the southern African country overturn a colonial-era ban on same-sex relations. Friedel Dausab, who…

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Added on: 04/14/2022
The U.N. Development Program has lauded the government of Angola for its efforts to protect LGBTQ rights. Speaking on Monday at the opening ceremony of the See…

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Added on: 02/12/2021
02/11/2021
After passing a new law decriminalising same-sex relationships in 2019, Angola has finally enacted its new penal code which is against the discrimination of LGBT Angolans. Angola…

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Added on: 11/13/2020
11/12/2020
Angola’s National Assembly approved a final reading of the new Penal Code which will go into effect in February 2021. The code removes the phrase “vices against…

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Added on: 11/13/2020
11/12/2020
Joe Biden’s electoral victory has revived the American Dream for scores of African LGBT+ refugees who fled persecution at home only to languish in Kenya when President…

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Added on: 12/21/2019
2019 has been a mixed year for opponents of the anti-gay laws that still oppress LGBTQ people in dozens of countries worldwide. During 2019, millions fewer people…

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Added on: 02/11/2019
02/10/2019
Angola has done away with criminalizing homosexuality, removing a notorious “vices against nature” provision in its penal code. Other African nations still punish people for same-sex relationships. The…

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Added on: 01/31/2019
01/29/2019
In a landmark reform, 155 parliamentarians voted for Angola’s first overhaul of the criminal statute books since gaining independence from Portugal. They voted to drop the colonial…

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Added on: 01/24/2019
Angola has finally shed the divisive “vices against nature” provision in its law, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct. Taking things one step further, the government…