Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
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Have you experienced transphobia from your healthcare provider?
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GALZ joins the nation in celebrating and honouring Zimbabwe’s men and women who sacrificed their lives to bring freedom for ALL. One of the reasons for the struggle for independence was to bring about equality for all before the law and GALZ strives to see this becoming a reality in present day Zimbabwe.
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) announced that 95 per cent of voters in Saturday’s referendum voted for the new constitution, which received the support of the three main parties in the inclusive government. >>>
"It is our view that political leaders in Zimbabwe continue to pander to public prejudices against LGBTI individuals through public statements that justify the exclusion and abuse of anyone suspected of being lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex" >>>
A Zimbabwean LGBT rights advocate told the Washington Blade during an exclusive interview in D.C. earlier this month he expects his country’s government to once again crack down on gay rights groups ahead of July’s presidential elections. >>>
For Zimbabwe’s gay community, voting season is a time of dread. As political temperatures rise ahead of expected elections next year, gays and lesbians are being targeted by police in an apparent strategy to win over voters. >>>
A suspected gay couple, one of whom was wearing female apparel including a skirt, wig and blouse has been arrested in Kadoma. The couple confessed after a body search by policemen that one of them was not a "woman." The "woman" had to show male organs to prove that indeed he was a man after policemen indicated that they were summoning a female officer to do a body search. >>>
Pan Africa ILGA has joined civil society and human rights organisations to call for an immediate halt of police harassment, intimidation and use of excessive force on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people in Zimbabwe. >>>
17 May each year marks International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. As GALZ, we mark this day to reflect on the daily struggles of lesbian gay bisexual transgender and Intersex people (LGBTI) and their families in an environment where homophobia is almost institutionalized. >>>
During his 88th birthday celebration this past Saturday, Feb. 25, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe said "to hell with" British Prime Minister David Cameron over comments Cameron made at the October 2011 Commonwealth summit linking British foreign aid to the gay human rights records of recipient countries like Zimbabwe. >>>
GALZ wishes to congratulate Taurai Zhanje on entering the the Mr. Gay world Pageant to be held in Johannesburg South Africa. Being one of only four African contestants and the first from Zimbabwe is a historical feat that we are extremely proud of. Taurai naturally becomes our ambassador and role model for the Zimbabwean Gay Community. >>>