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1 May 2020
Despite repressive laws against homosexuality, gender reassignment surgery remains legal in Iran. But Iranians who seek sex change operations are faced with a harsh approval process and a high risk of botched surgeries.
5 Dec 2019
With Zambia imprisoning two men to 15 years for gay sex and Uganda detaining LGBQ+ activists, an African continent is a difficult place for homosexuals. Why is that?
29 Nov 2019
47 Nigerian men appeared in court on Wednesday on homosexuality charges after they were arrested by police in a hotel raid. Nigeria outlawed homosexuality in 2014, and while no one has yet been convicted of it, activists say the law has been used by police to extort bribes from people in exchange for not pursuing charges.
18 Nov 2019
In a country where homosexuality is illegal, some Cameroonian sports stars are fighting against the openly homophobic views among sports officials.
5 Mar 2019
Although homosexuality is no longer classified as an illness in Germany, some therapists still try to "cure" gays and lesbians. LGBT activists have fought for a ban on such therapies, and have met with success.
18 Feb 2019
Angola has done away with criminalizing homosexuality, removing a notorious "vices against nature" provision in its penal code. Other African nations still punish people for same-sex relationships.

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