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Namibia moves to remove laws criminalising homosexual acts

Namibia moves to remove laws criminalising homosexual acts

Namibia’s Justice Minister, Yvonne Dausab, has described the country’s colonial era legislation that outlaws homosexual acts as “outdated and discriminatory”. “The LGBTQI community are human beings and we must not allow them being excluded from the bouquet of rights enunciated in our constitution,” Justice Minister Yvonne Dausab told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. “This sodomy law […]

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Gay Friendly Politican Enters Namibian Parliament

Gay Friendly Politican Enters Namibian Parliament

Thirty-six year old McHenry Venaani was sworn in to Namibian parliament on the 11th of February. Venaani, president of the opposition Democratic Turnhalle Alliance Party (DTA), has pledged to defend LGBTI rights in parliament. In an interview with Gay Star News, Venaani said “For many years gays have been part of the society all along. […]

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