Marriage equality is a far-off dream for gay African men facing homophobia and violence
The most confronting parts of the session involved the speakers discussing their experiences of sexual assault in gay-male spaces – experiences that appeared horrifically common.
WHILE experts acknowledged the progress made in the past 16 years ago, many expressed frustration that in some ways things are getting worse.
WIDESPREAD homophobic violence and the exclusion of gay and bisexual men at the top levels of the global response to HIV and AIDS are halting efforts to fight the epidemic, according to experts at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa.
While Australia lags behind, over one billion people around the world now live in jurisdictions where same-sex marriage is legal.