U.S. Special Envoy Hopeful Southern African Nations Making Progress On Gay Rights

Thomson Reuters Foundation: “Seeds of hope” for gay rights in Africa, says special U.S. envoy
“Southern Africa is moving towards greater acceptance of sexual and gender minorities though there is still a long way to go, the United States’ first special envoy for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people said on Wednesday. Randy Berry, an openly gay senior U.S. diplomat, was speaking at the end of a 10-day visit to Malawi, Namibia, Botswana, and South Africa, one year after his appointment…” (Migiro, 1/28).