LGBT Africa: A social justice movement emerges in the era of HIV

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Abstract

LGBT communities are emerging across Africa in 2012. Many are emerging in the context of the continents severe HIV epidemic. Homophobia is a barrier to social acceptance and to health and other social services, but African communities are showing reliance in addressing stigma and discrimination, and in organizing for rights and social tolerance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)177-179
Number of pages3
JournalSahara J
Volume9
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Africa
  • HIV
  • Homophobia
  • LGBT
  • Men who have sex with men

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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