The British Empire's Homophobia Lives On in Former Colonies

Jacob Kushner
The British Empire's Homophobia Lives On in Former Colonies

NAIROBI—When the Nigerian writer Unoma Azuah was growing up in the Asaba Niger Delta, she once asked her grandmother about a teenage boy in her village with an effeminate aura whom others would tease, calling him a girl. Sudan prescribes the death penalty for homosexuality.