Eunice Atuejide, who founded the National Interest Party and is running for president of Nigeria, said homosexuality isn't a crime and no one should go to jail for being gay, before moderating her language.
Oh my god, the situation in Ghana is worrying! 400 LGBT people will take part in a "homosexuality conversion therapy."
In South Africa, MP Deidre Carter introduced a bill to make sure that marriage officers' right of exemption regarding same-sex marriage is revoked.
The new president of Ghana assured that his government would not legalize same-sex marriage.
UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Phillip Alston, is extremely concerned about the situation of LGBT people in Ghana.
The first ever lesbian festival was held in Namibia at Windhoek. More than 80 young LGBTQ women from across eight regions of the country came together for the first time. They talked about their lives, oppression or discrimination they experience every day.
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.
A group of Egyptian lawmakers introduced a bill to criminalize homosexuality. And it follows a wave of arrests of LGBT people.
The first ever religious ceremony involving LGBT people took place in West Africa.
In the region of Rabat-Salé, the authorities refused to allow Akaliyat to form an association, but the group decided to continue its activity. Akaliyat militates against discrimination and crimes against sexual and religious minorities. This includes the LGBT community.