John M. Becker

First Lady of Zambia Calls for End to Homophobia

Filed By John M. Becker | November 10, 2013 9:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: Africa, African politics, Christine Kaseba-Sata, homophobia, Zambia

"Silence around issues of men who have sex with men should be stopped and no one should be discriminated against on the basis of their sexual orientation."

-- Christine Kaseba-Sata, First Lady of the southern African nation of Zambia, speaking at a recent reception for UNAIDS in the capital city of Lusaka. African LGBT rights activists called Kaseba-Sata's words "astonishing" and "remarkable."

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