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Tunisian LGBT+ activist and presidential candidate Mounir Baatour works in his office in Tunis, Tunisia.

LGBT campaigner bids to become Tunisia’s first openly gay president

10 July 2019, 5:12 AM

Mounir Baatour hopes to change perceptions in the conservative North African country, where homosexuality is punishable by up to three years in jail.

Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark ruling

11 June 2019, 3:21 PM

Botswana’s High Court ruled Tuesday in favour of decriminalising homosexuality, handing down a landmark verdict greeted with joy by gay rights campaigners.

Bohemian Rhapsody crew

China’s censors drop gay scenes from “Bohemian Rhapsody” film

28 March 2019, 1:47 PM

China has scrubbed at least 10 scenes with gay references from the Oscar-winning biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” about British rock musician Freddie Mercury, incensing some domestic viewers who said authorities were overreacting.

Kenyans excited to watch unbanned “Rafiki”

26 September 2018, 8:15 PM

Film lovers in Kenya are flocking to the theaters to watch “Rafiki” a local film that was banned in the country by the Kenya Film and Classification Board citing its homosexual theme.

Kenya’s laws on homosexuality being challenged in court

23 February 2018, 5:11 PM

Kenya’s High Court has started hearing arguments challenging parts of its penal code on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.



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