Gabon senate votes to reverse criminalization of homosexuality

Gabon’s Senate voted on Monday to decriminalise homosexuality, the president’s office said, in a landslide result that will make the country one of the few in Africa to reverse an earlier ban on same-sex relationships. Under a 2019 law, Gabon was one of 73 countries or jurisdictions around the world, including more than two dozen… Read More Gabon senate votes to reverse criminalization of homosexuality

Gabon lawmakers vote to reverse criminalisation of homosexuality

Lawmakers in Gabon’s lower house of parliament voted to decriminalise homosexuality, becoming one of the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa to reverse a law that punishes sexual relations between people of the same sex. In the vote late on Tuesday, 48 members of parliament backed the proposed initiative by the government to revise an article… Read More Gabon lawmakers vote to reverse criminalisation of homosexuality