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Rising levels of homophobia in sub-Saharan Africa are dangerous and must be tackled

Headline Title:  Dangerous levels of homophobia in sub-Saharan Africa 25 June 2013 Homophobic attacks and harassment across sub-Saharan Africa are becoming more visible, indicating that homophobia is reaching dangerous levels, Amnesty International said today as it launched a comprehensive report documenting the discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) people on the continent. Making Love a Crime: Criminalization of same-sex conduct in sub-Saharan Africa looks at how “homosexual acts” are being increasingly criminalized across Africa as a number…

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