Tuesday, December 12, 2006

news: outlawing gay friendships in nigeria...

"Proposed law would outlaw gay friendships in Nigeria

In the Muslim north of Nigeria, Bisi Alimi could be stoned to death for having gay sex. In the south, he could face three years in prison. Now, a proposed law would make it illegal even to share a meal at a café with gay friends. The proposal under debate in Nigeria's house of representatives would outlaw not just same-sex marriages but any form of association between gay people, social or otherwise, and publication of any materials deemed to promote a ''same-sex amorous relationship.''

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