Sri Lanka could make a huge leap forward in LGBTQ rights. The government could decriminalize homosexuality. The announcement comes after the United Nations has studied Human Rights in the country. The main LGBT group in Sri Lanka has welcomed this decision.
The resignation of President Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe could have been good news. Imagine 30 years of Donald Trump. But his replacement doesn't seem very open about LGBTQ rights.
Tanzania strengthens its repression on LGBT people. It has arrested more than a dozen people who allegedly promoted homosexuality. People with HIV are also at risk.
A group of Egyptian lawmakers introduced a bill to criminalize homosexuality. And it follows a wave of arrests of LGBT people.