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The bylaw would criminalize, among other things, same-sex sexual relations and consensual sex outside marriage, punishable by caning.
If signed, a new Criminal Code amendment in Gambia would increase the punishment for "aggravated homosexuality" to life in prison.
This is the third attempt to brand Coming Out as a “foreign agent”. The organization is unequivocally against this label and is fighting back in the courts.
A transgender sex worker was killed in San Pedro Sula, Honduras on 7 January. Nine similar killings have occurred in the city since December. Investigations into these attacks are imperative.