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Working Class and Gay in South Africa

[vodpod id=Video.3134475&w=425&h=350&fv=] CNN has a story on why despite South Africa’s progressive laws, lesbians and gays are still under attack there. The basic moral of the piece is that if…..

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Homosexuality is Illegal in 37 African Countries

Radio Netherlands International has a 51-minute, really good, program on the hysteria and violence against gay people on the continent. Guest include Ian Swartz, founder of a gay rights organisation…..

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KENYA TO CONDUCT "CENSUS" OF GAY POPULATION

So Uganda, with the help of their rightwing, American Christian boosters, want to “wipe out” gay people by making laws that bans even thinking about it. Now Kenya wants to…..

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Uganda wants to "wipe out" gays

Uganda’s Parliament–encouraged by American evangelicals (who converted Uganda’s President, Yoweri Museveni above)–last week introduced new draft legislation, The Anti-Homosexuality Bill, that will “… greatly expand criminal penalties against lesbians and…..

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AFRICA, AIDS AND HOMOPHOBIA

Edwin Cameron, the first openly gay judge on South Africa’s Constitutional Court (the equivalent of the US Supreme Court; try that on the US court) is in New York City…..

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VIDEO: "TO BE AFRICAN AND QUEER TODAY"

What it means to be a Black lesbian, to be a gay man or lesbian of any sort, in South Africa and on the continent more generally. South African TV…..