KAMPALA – Uganda’s president signed a new law imposing harsh penalties on gay people on Monday, defying protests from rights groups, Western donors and a warning that it would complicate links with major ally Washington.
A NEW study of gay men in the United States has found what Lady Gaga knew to be true all along: “Baby, I was born this way.” Well, sort of. They found that genes on two chromosomes affect a man’s sexual preference. Although, apparently, they were “neither sufficient nor necessary, to make any of the men gay”.
THE Gays and Lesbians Association of Zimbabwe (Galz) yesterday criticised the arrest of a prominent Bulawayo model coach for using a ladies toilet saying he was not to blame for the confusion.
A ZANU PF youth league member last week effected a citizen’s arrest on a prominent city modelling coach and handed him to the police accusing him of being gay.
ABUJA – Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill on Monday that criminalizes same-sex relationships, the presidency said, defying pressure from Western governments to respect gay and lesbian rights.
Bulawayo police on Saturday arrested five members of the Gays and Lesbians Association of Zimbabwe (Galz) who were holding an end of year party at a city hotel.