Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Dakar: from Africa's gay capital to centre of homophobia

In colonial times, Senegal's metropolis Dakar was famous for its open and tolerated homosexual prostitution market, and as late as in the 1970s, as many as 17 percent of Senegalese men admitted having had homosexual experiences. Now, Dakar is West Africa's centre of gay oppression.

Read the full article in Afrol News, here.

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