Botswana’s High Court ruled to outlaw colonial-era laws that criminalize gay sex last month, but the attorney general decided to appeal the ruling.
(WB) Reuters on Saturday reported Batswana Attorney General Abraham Keetshabe in a statement said the country’s High Court “erred” when it struck down a colonial-era sodomy law on June 11.
In Botswana, being gay is illegal, and the country has been hearing a landmark case to legalize it. But last Thursday, the High Court postponed their ruling on the case.
(AP) Botswana's government says it is deporting an American pastor who has made anti-gay comments.
Botswana’s High Court voted unanimously to legalize gay sex, scrapping colonial-era laws.
Activism comes in many forms in Botswana, but Lesh Maseng’s show G.A.Y. is breaking society’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” attitude through contemporary dance.