In India, under the colonial-era law, homosexual activity was punishable by up to 10 years in jail but today marks an end to that injustice as The Supreme Court reversed its controversial British-era ban on consensual gay sex. In a historically defining moment, The Supreme Court judges struck down the anti-gay law with a unanimous… Read More #LoveWins: India’s Supreme Court decriminalizes homosexual activity with unanimous votes from the Judges.
A few days after Pope Francis told reporters that gay parents and the kids should seek psychiatric help. The Vatican has come forward with an attempt to correct his widely frowned upon comments. The head of the Catholic Church made the comments while on the plane back from his diplomatic visit to Ireland. While speaking… Read More The Vatican says Pope Francis didn’t mean to call homosexuality a mental illness.
The 2019 edition for The Mr Gay World contest will no longer take place in Hong Kong as previously disclosed by the event’s organising committee announced. The annual competition was scheduled to take place between April 28 and May 4 in Hong Kong, as announced in July. Promotions and Marketing for the event had already begun, with… Read More China’s anti-LGBT stance makes Mr Gay World return to South Africa.
The Abia State Police Command on Thursday paraded six suspects arrested at a hotel in Aba, following a tip-off from the hotel manager on the suspicion of them being gay. At the City Global Hotel in Aba, the men were reportedly caught kissing eachother as stated in an eye witness report. The 6 men paraded… Read More The Nigerian Police arrest 6 men precieved to be gay in Abia.
You read the title right, I am asking questions and answering them by myself. Ignore the question you are asking yourself about my mental state because the conversation is what’s important. We currently don’t have enough people asking questions and talking about gay rights in Nigeria so keep scrolling to read my desperate attempt at… Read More Emmanuel Sadi: A Q&A (with myself) about gay rights in Nigeria.
There has been a lot of negative focus on gay rights in Ghana and hope was earlier introduced when the President previously said the country was “bound” to decriminalize homosexuality eventually. Unfortunately it appears that his stance has bowed to religious pressure as a recent speech by president Nana Akufo-Addo, delivered to the 2018 Synod… Read More Ghana’s president talks about upholding his Christian values and saying no to same-sex marriage.
Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election is 7 months away and a lot of the attention has been fixed on the younger Presidential aspirants. Taking his place on the growing list of aspirants and making his political debut is newcomer; Mr Fela Durotoye running under the Alliance for New Nigeria, he joined Laila and Falz to discuss… Read More Presidential aspirant; Fela Durotoye unmasks his homophobia while talking to Falz & Laila ‘On the Couch’.
There is so much talk about homosexuality in Africa, must of which is negative. But, the fact still remains that not enough Africans can boast of semi-understanding sexuality and most of the common knowledge in the communities and leaderships are governed by myth. So in a bid to set the record straight we are fighting… Read More 5 current and proven facts about Africa’s shifting gay dynamic.
White House official; Mick Mulvaney, a former Republican lawmaker who is Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump administration, talked about Africa’s anti-gay laws and how the administration has no interest in the matter at the State Department’s ‘Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom Conference‘ in Washington, DC. In his speech, Mick Mulvaney lashed… Read More Trump administration says it won’t press African countries over their anti-gay laws.
It looks like India’s notorious homosexuality ban might soon be a thing of the past, as the country’s Supreme Court prepares to make a groundbreaking ruling that activists hope will be a major victory for LGBT rights in the country with a population of 1.3 billion. India’s Supreme Court on Tuesday started hearing a challenge… Read More India’s Supreme Court is on the verge of decriminalizing homosexuality.