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Several African leaders have warned they will not be dictated to on a subject that is anathema to their culture and religion.
Yahya Jammeh, the president of Gambia, has said homosexuals should be decapitated.
A statement by the Nigerian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual and Intersex Diaspora urged lawmakers not to make them refugees.
Criminalizing same-sex relationships "turns us into asylum seekers in other countries," it said.
"We visit home with trepidation because at home we have to live a life full of lies and deny who we are for us to be accepted.
The court of the European Union recently ruled that laws such as Nigeria's could provide grounds for political asylum.The Bible is an incredibly candid book when compared to the religious writings of other traditions.Rather than covering up the faults and flaws of its key figures, the Bible frequently shows us humanity in its deepest sin.The motivation for the Nigerian law is unclear, given that the country already has one making homosexual sex illegal.And gay people were not demanding to be married in a country where being gay can get a person lynched by a mob.
A new law in Nigeria, signed by the president without announcement, has made it illegal for gay people to even hold a meeting.