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Fear breeds bravery as LGBT+ South Africans resist ‘war on queerness’

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Three months ago, Chippa Mohanoe’s fiancée was stabbed in the neck and killed in front of their neighbours in South Africa’s Sebokeng township. Every day...

Cameroonian LGBT activist champions imprisoned transgender women

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Coming from Cameroon where letting it be known that she was a lesbian could lead to prison time, activist and social media influencer Bandy...

LGBT persecution on the rise in Cameroon, Human Rights Watch says

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Cameroon security forces have arrested, threatened or assaulted at least 24 people since February in a ramped-up crackdown on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender...

UN to boost security for LGBT+ refugees after deadly arson attack...

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Security will be beefed up for LGBT+ people living in a Kenyan refugee camp, a UN official said on Tuesday, following the death of...

LGBT+ refugees call on UN for safe space after Kenya camp...

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LGBT+ people living in a refugee camp in northwestern Kenya urged UN officials on Friday to move them to a safer area following a...

Anti-gay rhetoric ramps up fear among LGBT+ Ugandans ahead of polls

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Homophobic comments by Uganda’s president and other politicians are making some LGBT+ Ugandans too scared to vote in elections scheduled for 14 January, gay...

Tanzania threatens crackdown on LGBT advocates

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Tanzania has threatened to arrest and expel activists, as well as deregister all non-governmental organisations campaigning for gay rights. Homosexuality is a criminal...

Anti-gay laws violate global pacts: U.N. rights chief

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A legal ban on same-sex marriage in Nigeria, Africa's largest country, violates international accords and could bring mob law against gays onto...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...