Malaysian MP says ‘No’ to LGBT PM

According to Zahrain Hashim, lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender should not be allowed to become PM or hold public office

No lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender should be allowed to become the prime minister of Malaysia, said independent Bayan Baru MP Zahrain Hashim today. Although he did not mention names, the ex-PKR leader’s remark was seen by observers as being targetted at Pakatan Rakyat supremo Anwar Ibrahim, who was twice charged with sodomy and later […]

Struggling Alone: The Lived Realities of Women who have Sex with Women in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Nigeria

The Queer African Youth Networking Center (QAYN) is pleased to announce the release of a new publication: Struggling Alone: The Lived Realities of Women who have Sex with Women in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Nigeria. While there is a general awareness among human rights activists, particularly women’s rights activists, sexual rights and LGBTQQ activists and […]

Ghana muslims petition government over increasing numbers of homosexuals

Muslim leaders in the Western region have raised concerns about the growing rate of homosexuality in the region warning that the situation if not checked could prove very costly for the nation. The muslim leaders demonstrated against government over the matter last year, urging authorities to ensure that the situation is brought under control. A […]