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Gay Botswana – An Historic Event Unfolds

Intro: “Botswana’s High Court announced on June 11, 2019 to decriminalize gay sex, and people are rejoicing the “life-changing” decision”.
Peaceful Botswana in southern Africa is both modern-urban and simple-rural; rich and poor, prosperous and challenged, with both an anti-gay law and a playful assertive gay community that breathes freely. It’s a huge country with elephants, deserts, paved roads, a tolerant President and intolerant churches, a big university and various gay-friendly venues and many out, young and bold LGBTs.

Some LGBT Highlights in Botswana 2004-11

Intro: Posted here are some excerpts from various sources of information about the LGBT struggle for rights and recognition in Botswana, It is a frustrating effort with government blockages and homophobia along the way. However, despite much difficult news there are a couple of good recent stories posted here at the end: love conquers all.