Aunt Tiwo granted asylum in South Africa, says no regrets for being jailed for gay wedding

From Face of Malawi Sun Dec 9 2012, 10:16:41

Thrown into jail for 14 years under Malawi's anti-gay laws, Tiwonge Chimbalanga has no regrets about the marriage ceremony that became a symbol of Africa's intolerance toward homosexuality. In the first press interview since being granted asylum in South Africa, the 24-year-old, who was freed amid global pressure, urged more Malawians to come out from [...]

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