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Anti-Gay

Zimbabwe group calls for banning gay organizations

A local pressure group, Africa Against Western Influence and Interference, has called on authorities to ban gay and lesbian groups in the country, saying their existence was unconstitutional and un-African.

Death penalty on way in Ethiopia for gays?

The workshop reportedly looked with the social "evils" and "disastrous" effects of homosexuality in Ethiopia, and was led by United for Life Ethiopia, a Western Evangelical Christian organization with local representation.

60th anniversary of federal government’s gay purge

On April 27, 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower issued an executive order calling for the removal of homosexuals from all federal agencies. Gay and lesbian government workers were immediately fired or resigned out of fear of being publicly outed. Even LGBT people working in the private sector whose jobs required them to have a federal security clearance were also fired or resigned.

Paraguay elects anti-gay, tobacco magnate as president

An anti-gay tobacco magnate, who compared gay people to "monkeys" and threatened to remove his private parts if his son married another man, was elected president of Paraguay on Sunday.