Social mores and prejudices forged in Lagos are echoed in the intimate spaces of people all over the continent
The three-judge bench ruled that the laws do not in any way violate the rights of LGBT Kenyans
Super Rugby’s record try scorer will have a hearing over homophobic comments made on social media on May 4
Section 377 of the Indian penal code, enacted by British rulers in 1861, banned ‘carnal intercourse against the order of nature’
Britain bestowed homophobia on the country and the state and religion cling to it
Haunting testimonies of LGBTQ Africans appear in a Human Rights Watch report on violations.
Rights groups are putting pressure on SA to hold an Africa-wide seminar on discrimination and violence that has been postponed several times.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni denied on Saturday that the scrapping of a tough anti-gay law had anything to do with an Africa-US summit next week.
Uganda’s constitutional court has overturned an anti-homosexuality law that punished gay sex with long prison sentences.
As Zambia celebrates 50 years of freedom, its old laws against gays and lesbians are tightened.
Uganda says US penalties put on the country for passing anti-gay laws won’t have much of an effect as Ugandans move "away from donor dependency".
If any other group of individuals was forced to live with such fear and stigma, the international community would surely unite in condemnation.
Gay and trans Africans often seek asylum in South Africa, supposedly a "safe haven" for LGBTI people. But it’s no bed of roses here either.
Human rights NGOs have released a report showing the impact of Uganda’s controversial law on the wellbeing of homosexual people in the country.
A couple arrested in January are the first homosexuals to be prosecuted since President Yoweri Museveni passed stringent new anti-gay laws.
Lawmakers in Ethiopia are to pass a Bill that effectively makes homosexuality, which is illegal in the country, "nonpardonable" under its amnesty law.
Western zealotry has infiltrated Uganda’s law, and its people are blithely ceding independence, writes Noosim Naimasiah.
Uganda could suffer a backlash from tour operators in the West angered by President Yoweri Museveni’s new law against homosexuality.
Ugandans opposed to a new anti-homosexuality law have filed a constitutional petition alleging that the law violates fundamental rights.
President Yoweri Museveni’s anti-pornography Act is no laughing matter despite a spirited protest against the miniskirt ban, writes Amy Fallon.
American evangelists were responsible for fostering a turning point in Uganda’s attitudes towards LGBTI people.
Readers comment on marijuana prohibition, SABC’s Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Zapiro’s Strange Fruit cartoon.
President Robert Mugabe has voiced his support of President Yoweri Museveni’s anti-gay laws in Uganda and hinted at following suit in Zimbabwe.
The World Bank has joined various EU countries in cutting economic ties with Uganda over its anti-gay law, blocking a $90-million loan.
Uganda’s calculated gamble over its anti-gay law is proof that the West needs to reassess how it deals with 21st century Africa.
LGBTI Ugandans have made a plea for countries to loosen their asylum regulations for those in danger of physical harm because of their sexuality.
This is an SOS to the whole world: Help the LGBTI community survive this "sexuality genocide" in Uganda, writes a transgender woman from Kampala.
The department of international relations has released a carefully worded statement about a number of countries’ new anti-gay laws.
South Africa will seek clarification from various countries about their laws on sexual orientation, says the department of international relations.
A Zambian magistrate has acquitted a gay rights activist charged with an offence against public morality over pro-gay comments he made on television.
A watchdog group has warned that a backlash of violence may occur in Uganda after President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay Bill into law.
Uganda’s president has signed a new law imposing harsh penalties on gay people, defying protests from rights groups and Western donors.