African myths about homosexuality

Published: March 23, 2010

African myths about homosexuality

A political spat about gay rights in Zimbabwe is symptomatic of the homophobia prevalent in many African communities

Zimbabwe’s Sunday Mail newspaper, which is controlled by Robert Mugabe and his Zanu PF party, ran an article last week headlined "Gay rights furore". It claimed that "Zimbabwe’s major political parties are on a collision course over the inclusion of gay rights in the new constitution" because Morgan Tsvangirai’s MDC is campaigning for the recognition of gay rights, while Zanu PF is against the idea for cultural reasons.

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