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Botswana Legalizes Homosexual Conduct

Botswana’s high court on Tuesday overturned two colonial-era laws criminalizing homosexual conduct in a massive win for LGBT rights on the African continent. The panel of judges ruled unanimously to strike down two laws, essentially legalizing gay sex. Justice Michael Leburu read the ruling in a packed courtroom, saying sexual orientation “is not a fashion statement” and that the laws violated citizens’

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