NPR’s Michel Martin has interviewed Neville Hoad, associate professor of English at the University of Texas-Austin and author of African Intimacies: Race, Homosexuality, and Globalization, about homosexuality and African culture.
We wanted to know more about how homosexuality is viewed throughout the continent of Africa, and we learned that in most African countries, homosexuality is a crime. One notable exception is South Africa, where discrimination against gays and lesbians has been prohibited in the constitution since 1996, and same-sex marriage has been legal since 2006. To find out more, we called Neville Hoad.
Listen to the story here.