Angola Drops Homosexuality Ban - Will Rest of Africa Follow?
Angola has removed the notorious "vices against nature" provision in its penal code, with the law now banning discrimination against people on the basis of sexual orientation. Mozambique has also decriminalized same-sex relationships, while South Africa is the only African country that allows same-sex marriage.
Human Rights Watch reports that the Angolan parliament has adopted a new penal code, the first since it gained independence from Portugal in 1975. The new code does away with a ... Read more »
The majority of members of parliament at the International Parliamentary Union (IPU) gathering in Geneva voted against the proposal to debate the rights of lesbians, gays, ... Read more »
The governor of Dar es Salaam has drawn up a list of people accused of homosexuality who could now be rounded up in Tanzania's latest anti-gay crackdown. Paul Makonda told ... Read more »
Lobby group Amandla.mobi have drawn attention to the Tanzania government's anti-gay laws, by staging a protest outside the Tanzanian Embassy in Pretoria. They are also demanding ... Read more »
Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe, an activist group, has reportedly given up their push for same sex marriages in the country, saying "it is near impossible to convince a highly ... Read more »