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10 men arrested for participating in “gay wedding” in Tanzania subjected to anal examinations

From Metro Weekly by John Riley Last week, 10 men in Tanzania who were arrested for allegedly participating in a same-sex wedding ceremony on the island of Zanzibar were subjected to anal examinations to prove their homosexuality, reports The Associated Press. The anal examinations, which purport to discover evidence of homosexual activity, are not based on […]

Gay Kenyans sense they may be on the brink of a historic legal triumph

By Max Bearak and Rael Ombuor for The Washington Post NAIROBI — Faced with police shakedowns and abuse, rejection from religious conservatives and rampant discrimination, Kenyan LGBT rights activists are challenging provisions of this former British colony’s Victorian-era penal code that implicitly outlaw gay sex. In a move that could spawn copycat tactics across Africa […]