In homophobic Ethiopia, first website for LGBT people launches (SDGLN)
“Peace [Selam] seeker” (pseudonym), an Ethiopian gay asylum seeker, has written to us to announce his new website, set up for Ethiopian LGBT around the world.
Homosexuality is illegal in Ethiopia and the country is very homophobic. As elsewhere in Africa, he says, "homosexuality is perceived as being an evil disease or curse brought up on the white man for his wrongdoings, hence any appearance of it in Ethiopia would then be attributed to just another shortcoming of globalization."
Ethiolgbt.com carries news, a blog, stories of gay Ethiopians and a forum. It has "been getting very good feedback from the Ethio/Eritrean LGBT community." He says:
Complete article at SDGLN : http://bit.ly/eAFO4V