Public Booted from Trial of Accused Zambian Gay Couple

Inaccurate media reports could be exacerbated by privacy of trial, while Magistrate ‘s call for closed trial may evidence prejudice during time when Zambian Government calls to hunt down gays, By Melanie Nathan, June 11, 2013. Please note update (6/12/) below, where Magistrate denies trial is being heard in camera and accuses a Reporter of … More Public Booted from Trial of Accused Zambian Gay Couple

Activist’s challenge to Zambia’s Constitution after “hunt down gays” arrest

By Melanie Nathan, May 15, 2013. Today  Kasonkomona appeared before the Hon Lemeck Ngambi at Lusaka Magistrates’ Court, charged with “the idle and disorderly offence of soliciting in a public place for immoral purposes.” SBN Legal Practitioners, representing Kasonkomona, filed a constitutional application and so with regard to the criminal case against him,  are asking … More Activist’s challenge to Zambia’s Constitution after “hunt down gays” arrest

Prop 8 _ Harvard Professor, Nancy Cott Testifies

Melanie Nathan Posts,  REBLOG from Lezgetreal http://lezgetreal.com/?p=24878 To counter the claims of pro- Prop 8 argument,Harvard historyprofessor, Nancy Cott,  Plaintiff witness, renowned for her book on the History of Marriage in the US,  is testifying.   She makes the point that US government has a history of restricting marriage on racial grounds. Further the rights of … More Prop 8 _ Harvard Professor, Nancy Cott Testifies