How do LGBTQ Zambians deal with bigotry?

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05/16/2023

Mary identifies as a transgender woman, but presents to society as a gay man. “I am forced to be gay in Zambia because it isn’t as dangerous as being trans,” Mary told DW when we met at a Lusaka restaurant. “Gay people are at least tolerated in Zambia, even if they are not accepted,” Mary explained.

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