Homosexuality dates back thousands of years in Ancient Greece, where same-sex relationships were well known - even among the gods. The word “lesbian” also comes from the island of Lesbos, where Sappho wrote some of her love lyrics to other women.
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- Read an interview with Georgia Trismpioti of Amnesty International’s Greek division: Activists in Greece agitate for greater rights for gays
- Listen to Worldfocus Radio on LGBT politics and gay asylum
- Watch related signature videos from Jamaica: Violence and venom force gay Jamaicans to hide and Gays in Jamaica worship in underground church
See more Worldfocus coverage on Homosexuality Around the World.
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