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COURT OKAYS GENDER CHANGE FOR LUSAKA RESIDENT

The Lusaka High Court has granted a Lusaka resident an order compelling the Registrar General of Births and Deaths to change her birth records from female to male after medical tests proved she was in fact male. This case marks a turning point in the history of the country with regards to sexual and gender identity – a subject that has long been considered taboo in Zambia.

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ZAMBIA: A Familiar View from the Recent Past in Zambia as Regards the LGBTI Community

shares It is an all familiar situation where more than 75% of African countries’ laws and/or people’s attitudes prohibit, frown upon and criminalise same-sex relations and activity – Zambia not excluded. Despite the common denial trend in many African countries about the existence of gays and lesbians, the fact remains that they exist and remain […]