The world has turned its back on Africa’s LGBT community. In seeking to protect their own interests and nationals, western governments have condemned Africa’s LGBT population to a life of persecution and oppression.
Michael Higgs examines the record of the Commonwealth on LGBT rights
The New Cockroaches, by Siobhan Bligh Sheffield University’s LGBT committee is raising money for SMUG, a gay rights organization in Uganda, and here Siobhan Bligh explains why. LGBT Rights in Sudan, by Chloe E Lee Chloe E Lee looks at LGBT rights within
Chloe E Lee looks at LGBT rights within the country of Sudan.
In this article Jack Gibson explores recent efforts to improve the rights for LGBT people in the developing countries, a process which has focused largely on the plight of gay people living in sub-Saharan Africa. Discriminatory rhetoric in such countries has often presented homosexuality as a consequence of imperialist Western influence.