Tanzania's justice minister Harrison Mwakyembe (above) has announced plans to ban charities and organizations that support homosexuality in order to protect the “culture of … [Read more...] about Tanzania Bans Pro-Gay Charities In Order To ‘Protect’ the Country’s Culture
Officials in Tanzania plan to ban the sale of lube because they believe it encourages homosexuality and thus spreads HIV, AFP reports: Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu (pictured) justified the move on … [Read more...] about Tanzania is Banning the Import and Use of Lube Because it ‘Encourages Homosexuality’
BLOOD BAN. Rep. Jared Polis leading effort to remove FDA's gay blood ban: "Polis is expected to speak to journalists nationally on a conference call Tuesday morning, joining Rep. Alan Grayson of … [Read more...] about One Dance, Caitlyn Jenner, Luke Lewis, Blood Ban, Brian Brown, Philippines: NEWS
BY JACOB KUSHNER and ANTHONY LANGAT NAIROBI, Kenya — Two years after Ugandan legislators proposed a law that would condemn active homosexuals to death, a precedent is spreading throughout the … [Read more...] about Anti-LGBT Groups are Making Inroads Across East Africa
Tanzanian Member of Parliament Ezekiel Wenje recently told The East African that he plans on submitting a anti-gay bill outlawing “gay recruitment” in his country. The East African reports: Mr. Wenje … [Read more...] about Tanzanian MP To Submit Bill Outlawing ‘Gay Recruitment’
President Obama is visiting Africa next month. The AP wonders if anti-gay human rights abuses on the continent and/or the SCOTUS marriage cases will play any role in his dialogue with the countries he … [Read more...] about Will Obama Speak Out About Gay Rights in Africa?
Maurice Mjomba, a gay rights activist, was found dead in his home in Dar es Salaam, Identity Kenya reports: According to Julius Lumanyika Kyaruzi, the coordinator at CHRP where Mjomba was working as … [Read more...] about Gay Rights Activist Found Dead in Tanzania
An experimental program in Tanzania communicates to gay men through cell phone texts in an effort to provide private-conveyed information to help stem HIV and AIDS in the largely homophobic and … [Read more...] about Cell Phones Take Prominent Role in AIDS Prevention in Tanzania