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African Countries Oppose UN’s Appointment Of Investigator To Protect Gay Rights

AFRICANGLOBE - African nations want to suspend and then get rid of the first United Nation’s (UN) lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGTB) rights expert given the mandate to investigate violence and discrimination against LGTB.

Gay Rights A ‘Non-Issue’, Says Kenyan President

AFRICANGLOBE - “That is a non-issue to the people of this country, and it is definitely not on our agenda at all,” Kenyatta said in response to question about gay rights. “We as a country, as a continent, are faced with much more serious issues which we would want to engage the US and all our partners with.”

Kenyan Leaders To Obama: Don’t Lecture Us On Gay ‘Marriage’

AFRICANGLOBE - “Those advancing gay rights must similarly appreciate our Christian, Islamic and African traditional values which abhor homosexuality.” Pointing out that sodomy is a criminal offence in Kenya, Muturi said his government has the right to “sanction any advances perceived to encroach on our social fabric” and that he believes advocacy of same-sex "marriage" is a form of Western ideological oppression disguised as human rights.

The Audacity Of Sovereignty: Uganda Vs. The West – A Must...

AFRICANGLOBE - This week Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni decided to literally spit in the faces of Western powers that have been trying to foist the “new norm” of engagement based on recognition of gay “rights”. These powers – the US, UK have made their position clear: the world, and particularly Africa, should accept gay rights or risk losing aid that the West has been so generous to give.

Majority of Black Americans Reject Gay Rights as Civil Rights

AFRICANGLOBE - According to a new poll commissioned by Black Entertainment Television (BET) founder Bob Johnson and conducted by Zogby showed that 55 percent of African-American adults do not agree with the claim that gay rights are the same as civil rights for Blacks.

Blacks Do Not Equate “Gay Rights” to Civil Rights

President Barack Obama and the Congressional Black Caucus are not in step with the majority of African-Americans who don’t equate gay rights with civil...

“Gay Rights” is Not Civil Rights

A day after electing their first African-American president in a historic move that strives to erase its legacy of racism, Southern Baptists passed a...

President Mugabe Tells British Prime Minister ‘To Hell With You’ Over...

AFRICANGLOBE - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Saturday told British Prime Minister David Cameron "to hell with you" over his calls to respect gay rights. "Nature is nature. It has created male and female," Mugabe told thousands of supporters at his 88th birthday celebration at a stadium in the eastern border town of Mutare.

Tsvangirai’s Party Trying to Smuggle “Gay Rights” Into Zimbabwe’s Constitution

COPAC has thrown out MDC-T’s bid to smuggle homosexuality into the new constitution under the guise of protecting minority rights. Sources who attended a Select Committee meeting last week accused MDC-T’s Copac co-chairperson Douglas Mwonzora and spokesperson Jessie Majome of seeking to have gay rights included under the guise of minority rights.