Anti-Homosexuality Policies Spreading Throughout East Africa, According To GlobalPost
GlobalPost: Anti-LGBT groups are making inroads across East Africa
“…Across many parts of Africa, homophobic organizations as well as religious and political leaders are increasingly pushing an anti-gay agenda into the public discourse. This determined march against the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals in Africa contrasts with the movement in favor of equal rights that is underway in the U.S. and Western Europe … Many countries still punish homosexual acts with prison time, torture, and even death. And the place where the battle lines for the rights of LGBT individuals are most starkly drawn is in Africa, where 37 of the continent’s 54 countries consider homosexual acts criminal…” (Kushner/Langat, 6/15).