Posts Tagged ‘Africa’

LGBT law update: Sub-Saharan Africa

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September 25, 2012
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa offered wonderful words of support in July for the world’s LGBT communities. Across Sub-Saharan Africa, however, much more support is sorely needed. Here is a brief survey of recent developments in the region. Ghana. As part of its mandate to provide comprehensive recommendations to improve the country’s 1992 constitution, the […]

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Sexual behavior and risk among adolescents in lesbian mom families

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November 17, 2010

A new study based on a unique longitudinal study of lesbian mothers compares the 17-year-old children of lesbian parents to a national sample of adolescents as to sexual orientation, sexual behavior and risk of abuse. The study found a complete absence of sexual or other physical abuse. The authors also found a mixture of similarities and […]

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