Media attention has recently focused on the Ugandan government’s consideration of legislation that would make homosexual behavior punishable by the death penalty. There are 31 countries that criminalize homosexual acts on the African continent.
For a wider look at the issue of gay rights in Africa, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Michael Heflin, the director of the Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, and Intersex Rights Initiative at the Open Society Institute.
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Read our blogwatch: Gays in Africa face increasing homophobia.
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