Zimbabwe Prime Minister Calls For Legalization Of Homosexuality


“Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has reversed his position on gay rights, saying he now wants them enshrined in a new constitution,” BBC Africa is reporting. “It’s a very controversial subject in my part of the world. My attitude is that I hope the constitution will come out with freedom of sexual orientation, for as long as it does not interfere with anybody,” he said. The comments come ahead of the country’s first general election since 2008, in which Tsvangirai will challenge President Robert Mugabe — an out-spoken opponent of LGBT rights. Zimbabwe is currently “in the process of drafting a new constitution, which will be put to a referendum ahead of the elections.” Watch Tsvangirai’s comments:

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