homosexuality

NEWS FROM ZIMBABWE: SENATOR SAYS ‘GIVE PRISONERS SEX TOYS TO STOP THEM FROM TURNING GAY’

The Metro Prisoners should be given sex toys to prevent homosexuality from spreading in  Zimbabwe’s jails, a senator has said. Allowing inmates to satisfy their sexual appetites should be a priority if  homosexuality – which is illegal in Zimbabwe – is to be curbed,  senator  Sithembile Mlotshwa said. ‘In other countries they provide sex gadgets and have constructed rooms where  people go and service themselves when the desire arises,’ she told a  parliamentary meeting on gender and development. Her suggestion was derided by []

MALAWI PARDONS JAILED GAY COUPLE

Via BBC News A gay couple jailed in Malawi after getting engaged have been pardoned by President Bingu wa Mutharika. Mr Mutharika, speaking as UN chief Ban Ki-moon visited his country, said he had ordered their immediate release. Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga were given 14-year jail terms earlier this month after being convicted of gross indecency and unnatural acts. The case has sparked international condemnation and a debate about homosexuality in the country. Continue Reading…. Aid donors put pressure on the []

MALAWI GAY COUPLE JAILED FOR 14 YEARS

Via BBC News A judge in Malawi has imposed a maximum sentence of 14 years in prison with hard labour on a gay couple convicted of gross indecency and unnatural acts. The judge said he wanted to protect the public from “people like you”. Steven Monjeza, 26, and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, 20, have been in jail since they were arrested in December after holding an engagement ceremony. Continue Reading…. 14 years? I bet rapists and murderers receive lesser sentences. I just hope all []