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Namibia High Court Declares Laws Banning Gay Sex Unconstitutional

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Laws banning same-sex intimate acts have been ruled unconstitutional in Namibia in a recent ruling for homosexual rights campaigners. Laws prohibiting sex between women in Namibia were nonexistent prior to this ruling. Sex marriages in the country still remain illegal. However, for a same-sex marriage that happens abroad and returns to the country, their marriage is legally recognized.
Following the reading of Friday’s judgement at a high court in Windhoek, LGBTQ campaigners shared multiple photos of people embracing in court.
On their social media platforms, the group said, “Welcome to a new Namibia. A born-free Namibia,”
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Namibian activist Friedel Dausab brought the court case and was backed by the British charity Human Dignity Trust.”It won’t be a crime to love anymore,” Mr Dausab said in response to the verdict. The UN hailed the ruling and termed it a “powerful step” towards an inclusive nation that would improve access to HIV treatment and health services.
The rights group Amnesty International is beseeching the government of Namibia to ensure the safety of LGBTQ people.The group has cited instances of threatening speech in the country during the run-up to the court case.
In this new era of acceptance and inclusivity, many are exploring ways to connect and celebrate their identities openly. For those interested in finding companionship and meeting like-minded individuals, there are various platforms available. For instance, Exotic Namibia offers services tailored to the LGBTQ community. Specifically, these two pages provide options for lesbian escorts or gay escorts, creating a safe and welcoming environment for everyone to find companionship and joy.
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