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Wedding photos of African lesbians in traditional Ghanaian cloth cause uproar

Ismail Akwe — Face2Face Africa Wedding photos of lesbians of African descent have caused an uproar on social media especially from conservative Ghanaians who believe the two women are from their country. One of the photos shows the women wearing traditional Ghanaian cloth called Kente as they share a kiss. Other pictures show one of them in a white […]

Ugandan leader signs harsh anti-gay bill, ignores warning from Obama

The Washington Post – Sudarsan Raghavan In the latest setback for gay people across Africa, Ugandan President Yoweri ­Museveni signed a law Monday that imposes tough penalties for homosexual acts, a move that drew condemnation from around the world and that could jeopardize Uganda’s relationship with the Obama administration and Western donors. Homosexuality was already […]

Ugandan president says he will sign tough antigay measure

The New York Times –Nicholas Kulish NAIROBI, Kenya — Gay rights in Africa suffered another setback when President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda told members of his party on Friday that he would sign a bill imposing harsh sentences for homosexual acts, including life imprisonment in some cases. The measure would criminalize “the promotion or recognition” of homosexual […]