Strategies like this were also associated with better quality of life. Other researchers have found traditional homosexual and bisexual practices among men in some African cultures as well, and words for homosexuality, gay men and lesbians in a large number of indigenous languages.
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Sierra Leone. The week before the South African move, same-sex marriages were banned in eight US states, although similar proposals were defeated in a dozen others.
Swedish anthropologist Felix Bryk reported active i. A defense offered was that "sodomy" was part of local "custom". You have to look and act like a yan daudu to be called one. These findings tell us that gay and bisexual men in Nigeria who have low levels of self-stigma and have adopted positive coping strategies can maintain a good quality of life.
South Africa. As a Nigerian gay man, these myths about homosexuality create a dark cloud over my head. Edition: Available editions United Kingdom.
NBC News. Male illegal since s as the Gold Coast Penalty: 10 years imprisonment or more. Republic of the Congo. In one case a chief was summoned to testify about customary penalties and reported that the penalty was a fine of one cow, which was less than the penalty for adultery.
Some scholars believe that the paintings reflect an example of homosexuality between two married men and prove that the ancient Egyptians accepted same-sex relationships.