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‘Corrective rape’: Lesbians at the mercy of powerless men

Anger is growing in areas where "corrective rape" and murder of lesbian women is rife, yet government has offered only words to console them.

Government lashes out against violence towards gays

The government has condemned all forms of violence against homosexuals following the assault of a gay man in a Cape Town township.

Gay rights activist arrested in Zambia for ‘inciting the public’

Activist Paul Kasonkomona has been detained overnight after appearing on TV and demanding the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Zambia.

Archbishop panel member believes gay people can ‘change’

A leading member of the Church of England who believes gay people can be counselled to suppress their sexuality is helping select the next archbishop.

King owes no apology to homosexuals, says congress

Traditional leaders say King Goodwill Zwelithini owes no apology for homophobic remarks he allegedly made, and that to ask for one was disrespectful.

Spain begins gay retirement home scheme

Spain has begun to build its first homosexual retirement residence away from the prejudices which remain since decades of dictatorship.

HRW report puts gender task team under scrutiny

The efficacy of a task team set up to address the issue of violence against lesbians and transgender men in South Africa has been questioned.

Report finds lesbians live in terror

Human Rights Watch says SA's lesbians and transgender men in townships and rural areas live in constant fear of harassment and "corrective rapes".

‘What about gays and sanctions, Archbishop?’

Robert Mugabe is expected to ask Archbishop Williams about homosexuals and sanctions as breakaway Anglicans demonstrate against his visit to Zimbabwe.

Fifa slates coach for anti-homosexual comments

Fifa has criticised Nigeria coach Eucharia Uche for branding homosexuality as "dirty" and admitting she forced lesbians out of her team.

First anti-gay lawsuit against Markovic dismissed

A court has dismissed one of two cases filed against the president of the Croatian football federation because of his anti-gay comments.

South Africans decry rapes of lesbians

Rights activists are speaking out against rapes targeting lesbians in South Africa.

Suspect confesses to Ugandan gay activist’s murder

A man in police custody has confessed to killing a prominent Ugandan gay rights activist who was pictured last year in an anti-gay tabloid, AFP says.

Kenyan PM backtracks on anti-gay comments

Kenyan Prime Minister said on Thursday that gay people have rights and denied having called for all homosexuals in the country to be arrested.

HIV prevention jeopardised by call for arrest of gays

Gay Kenyans will be driven further away from HIV care services following a recent call by the prime minister's calling for a crackdown on homosexuals.

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