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Added on: 08/27/2023
08/26/2023
Religious leaders in Ghana, including the Catholic bishops, have issued a strongly worded statement saying the West African nation will not compromise its values to satisfy foreign…

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Added on: 08/27/2023
In the wake of the July 26 coup that overthrew Niger’s president, members of the nation’s LGBTQ community see a possibility that the government’s previous anti-LGBTQ stance…

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Added on: 08/23/2023
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Africa The World Population Review provides metrics for tracking laws impacting sexual orientation and gender identity globally. Our World in Data offers data on extreme poverty by…

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Added on: 08/21/2023
“Recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice, and peace…

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Added on: 08/20/2023
08/20/2023
Like every other queer community on the continent already living in fear, the LGBTQ+ community in Kenya might be the next to be hit with an additional…

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Added on: 08/19/2023
08/18/2023
Few understand the dangers of belonging to a marginalized group in Ethiopia like Faris Cuchi Gezahegn. “The reality of being queer and being part of the LGBTQ+…

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Added on: 08/16/2023
08/15/2023
Holding hands with the person you love and share a life with can get you thrown into jail in Uganda. Even penning this article would carry a…

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Added on: 08/15/2023
08/14/2023
Despite global efforts to promote inclusivity and equal rights, several African nations have taken measures to crack down on LGBTQ+ communities, sparking concerns among human rights activists…

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Added on: 08/14/2023
A recent survey spanning 15 African nations has unveiled a striking divide in the attitudes of the continent’s youth toward LGBTQ rights, shedding light on the intricate…

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Added on: 08/13/2023
08/12/2023
The narrative is gradually shifting among African leaders, prompting them to re-evaluate their positions on human rights, particularly concerning sexual orientation. Basically, the cultural argument has been…

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Added on: 08/12/2023
08/11/2023
The US Ambassador to Ghana, Virginia Palmer has noted that there will be grave consequences if Ghana discriminate against the LGBTQ+ community. Speaking on the sidelines of…

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Added on: 08/12/2023
Members of Ethiopia’s LGBTQ+ community say they face a wave of online harassment and physical attacks and blame much of it on the social media platform TikTok,…

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Added on: 08/11/2023
08/10/2023
Security forces in Ethiopia are cracking down on hotels, bars and restaurants in the capital Addis Ababa where gay sexual activity is alleged to take place, the…

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Added on: 08/11/2023
08/10/2023
WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The World Bank said on Tuesday it would halt new lending to the Ugandan government after concluding that its anti-LGBTQ law, which has…

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Added on: 08/10/2023
08/08/2023
The World Bank has said that Uganda’s anti-LGBTQ law, which has been condemned by many countries and the United Nations, contradicts the bank’s values. A World Bank…

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Added on: 08/09/2023
08/08/2023
The World Bank said on Tuesday it would halt new lending to the Ugandan government after concluding that its anti-LGBTQ law, which has been condemned by many…

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Added on: 07/30/2023
07/30/2023
The Executive Board of Mission Africa Incorporated USA/Ghana, in collaboration with the Parliamentary Christian Fellowship, the Worldwide Miracle Outreach UK led by Dr Lawrence Tetteh, Inland Empire…

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Added on: 07/29/2023
07/27/2023
Same-sex intercourse is already illegal in the West African nation, and is punishable by up to three years in jail. The Ghanaian parliament has been debating the…

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Added on: 07/27/2023
07/26/2023
U.S. officials and those working in the HIV response in Uganda said they are already seeing the detrimental effects of the controversial anti-gay bill that Ugandan President…

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Added on: 07/27/2023
07/26/2023
Tensions ran high at the University of Cape Town on Monday evening as supporters of gay rights confronted members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) ahead of…

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Added on: 07/23/2023
07/22/2023
Demonstrations have taken place in the streets of Botswana’s capital, Gaborone, against legislation to make same-sex relations legal. Mostly religious groups marched across the city to voice…

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Added on: 07/23/2023
07/22/2023
Hundreds of people took to the streets in Botswana’s capital of Gaborone on Saturday to protest against legislation seeking to make same-sex relations legal. Backed by religious…

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Added on: 07/20/2023
07/19/2023
In the latest sign of rising homophobia in different African countries, a Kenyan opposition MP is leading a campaign for parliament to further criminalise the country’s small…

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Added on: 07/20/2023
07/19/2023
ACCRA, July 19 (Reuters) – Ghana’s Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a legal challenge seeking to block parliament from passing a stringent anti-LGBT bill, paving the way…

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Added on: 07/19/2023
07/18/2023
In the latest sign of rising homophobia in different African countries, a Kenyan opposition MP is leading a campaign for parliament to further criminalise the country’s small…

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Added on: 07/17/2023
07/16/2023
White Christian nationalists are exporting their American culture wars to Africa and getting people killed with “kill the gays” laws, and we see what they are doing….

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Added on: 07/16/2023
07/15/2023
About 5,000 demonstrators on Thursday staged an anti-LGBTQ protest in Lilongwe, the capital of the conservative southern African nation of Malawi, where same-sex relationships are illegal. The…

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Added on: 07/14/2023
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on July 12 launched into a condemnation of Western attitudes on homosexuality during a visit to Uganda, which has just introduced some of…

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Added on: 07/12/2023
07/11/2023
“When I’m trying to impress someone I’m into, I like to send them classical poems that celebrate male beauty,” Fouad, a 26-year-old gay man, explained during a…

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Added on: 07/11/2023
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Cameroon are all too aware of homophobic rhetoric and violent attacks against them. This has been highlighted once…