- March 31, 2018
- Posted by GTranslate Collaborator
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Africa is not the most hospitable place on the planet to be openly gay. Persecution is commonplace enough and can include "medical exams." In a win for the LGBTQ community, a Kenyan court ruled that forced anal exams are illegal. The judges said “subjecting the petitioners to anal examinations violated the Petitioners’ rights under Articles 25, 27, 28 and 29 of the constitution” and “the use of evidence obtained through anal examinations of the petitioners in criminal proceedings against them violates their rights under article 50 of the constitution.” “The ruling is a tremendous step not only in upholding the dignity of homosexuals who’d been subjected to the indignities of anal examinations but also to the rule of...