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Gabon takes another step further in the decriminalisation of Homosexuality

Gabon’s Senate voted on Monday to decriminalise homosexuality, a landmark result that makes the country one of the few in Africa to reverse a ban on same-sex relationships. Under a

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Lawmakers in Gabon Vote to Decriminalise Homosexuality

A bill to decriminalise homosexual activity is making headway in Gabon, as lawmakers in the lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted to decriminalise homosexuality, making it one of the

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Botswana’s High Court Rules To Decriminalise Homosexuality

Botswana’s High Court has ruled in favour of decriminalising homosexuality in a landmark decision for campaigners. The High Court rejected laws that impose up to seven years in prison for

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UN Expert Calls on A Worldwide Legalization of Homosexuality by 2030

Victor Madrigal, a UN Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, has called on all of the countries that currently criminalise homosexuality to decriminalise it by 2030. He made the

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Will Gay Sex Ever Stop Being A Crime In Nigeria?

I remember sometime in 2013, when my learned friend and I were exchanging ideas on the possible legal defences open to people who face criminal charges in court for same-sex

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Trump’s Administration Announces Global Mission To Decriminalize Homosexuality And The News Is Greeted With Skepticism

On Tuesday morning, NBC News reported that the Trump administration will seek to decriminalize homosexuality in “dozens of nations,” citing unnamed U.S. officials. But LGBT and human rights groups largely

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Kenya LGBT Community Have High Hopes As High Court Ruling on Decriminalizing Gay Sex Draws Near

It was reported last year that the Kenyan High Court will be making a ruling on the decriminalizing of gay sex on February 22. Members of Kenya’s LGBT community are

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Tweet of the Day: A Prayer For The Nigerian Homophobe’s Long Life

By God, I want to be alive when this happens so I can tell someone “I told you so”.

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India’s top court decriminalizes gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation

India’s Supreme Court has struck down a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation. Section 377, an archaic law imposed during British rule