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Homosexuality in Africa

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Many news outlets are reporting on the gay couple in Malawi who face harsh prison sentences, (See Gay Malawi man vows to become a martyr rather than give in to homophobia.)

Homosexuality is illegal in 37 African countries.

The Pew Forum recently completed a 19-country survey on religion in sub-Saharan Africa. The survey found that 98% of adults in Cameroon, Kenya and Zambia say that homosexuality is morally wrong.

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