There are 81 countries in the world where homosexuality is illegal and 37 of them are in Africa. Speakers include Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, co-founder of UK Black Pride and Nigerian social commentator, columnist and activist, and Bisi Alimi. They highlight the campaigns of African gay lesbian and queer artists, activists and leaders. Chaired by Jessica Horn, founding member of the African Feminist Forum and commissioning editor of Our Africa on Open Democracy’s 50.50.
Africa Utopia 2014, 14 September 2014