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  • Africa's Anti-Gay Movement Spreads to Ethiopia

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    Two groups in Ethiopia say they will hold an anti-gay demonstration in the capital.

  • Gay Rights Activist Arrested in Cameroon

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) Activists say the vice president of a Cameroonian gay rights organization was arrested after his name was included on a list of presumed homosexuals given to police.

  • Mandela a Hero to Gays, Yet Bias Rampant in Africa

    AP National Writer (AP) -- Africa's gays are looking for their own Nelson Mandela -- someone who will rescue them from violence and a raft of laws that criminalize gay sex.

  • Quiet Diplomacy Faulted for Africa's Anti-Gay Laws

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Last month, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni met in his office with a team of U.S.-based rights activists concerned about legislation that would impose life sentences for some homosexual acts. South African retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu joined them by phone, pointing out similarities between Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill and racist laws enforced under South Africa's former apartheid government.

  • West’s Efforts to Shield Gays Fail in Africa

    DAKAR – Last month, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni met in his office with a team of U.S.-based rights activists concerned about legislation that would impose life sentences for some homosexual acts. Retired South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu joined them by phone, pointing out similarities between Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill and racist laws under South Africa’s former apartheid government.