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For lover’s sake, gay man spent years in Cameroon prison

(Disponible en français) Diderot Atsafack, a 25-year-old gay man, has paid the equivalent of US$470 to regain his liberty after spending two and a half years in a Cameroonian prison on  homosexuality-related charges, attorney Michel Togué reports. Atsafack was arrested in Oct. 17, 2011, in large part because he refused to reveal his sexual orientation and … Continue reading

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Ugandan president praises gay forefathers

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni this week gave LGBT activists a glimmer of hope that he will prevent enactment of the so-called “Kill the Gays” bill, which would toughen the country’s laws against homosexual activities. In a meeting with several European Union ambassadors on Wednesday, March 28, Museveni praised the work of homosexuals in Uganda’s past. … Continue reading

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Quand le coming-out rend sans-abris au Cameroun

Publié le 9 avril 2015 Par Erin Royal Brokovitch L’histoire d’Aris, 26 ans, retentit comme  une caisse de résonance dans l’esprit de toutes ces personnes qui ont essuyé de violents revers une fois que leur homosexualité  fut portée à la connaissance de leur famille. Makékéné, ville aux frontières entre la région du Centre Cameroun, et celle de l’ouest, … Continue reading