But now African academics have used scientific evidence to argue against such laws and to urge African nations to abandon them.
All of these arguments and more have been invoked to support the numerous laws criminalizing homosexuality in Africa.
Before coming to Brown, I worked as a Postdoc at Penn State and as a Guest Investigator at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.
in Geochemistry from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1984, my M. in Analytical Chemistry from Sichuan University in 1987, a Ph. in Geochemistry from the Institute of Geochemistry/Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1990, and a Ph. in Environmental Organic Geochemistry from the University of Bristol, UK in 1997.
They exchanged messages and she even spoke several times on the phone to a man claiming to be her online date.
He described his life in England, including details about his pets, children and past relationships.
It Hurts”: An Approach About the Factors Contributing to the Experience of Pain During Receptive Anal Intercourse Mahamoud Baydoun, Carla Maria de Abreu Pereira, Carmita Helena Najjar Abdo, Giancarlo Spizzirri (Brazil) Sexual dysfunction in postmenopausel women with Metabolic Syndrome: what is the more important impact factor? Dias-Da-Silva (Brazil) A research on self-participant sexual health education among middle high school students Dashuai Lian, Bei Yang, Nana Peng, Yesheng Wang, Zhenyun Huang, Fan Yuan, Zhenyu Pan, Xinrui Feng, Xiaobin Shen, Bei Wang (China) Towards building a bridge: Exploring adolescents and their teachers’ perceptions of Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Ecuador Jessica Castillo Nuñez, Ilse Derluyn, Martin Valcke (Ecuador & Belgium) Measuring the quality and comprehensiveness of sexuality education at the school level in four developing countries Sarah Keogh, Melissa Stillman, Estelle Sidze, Kofi Awusabo-Asare, Angelica Motta, Ana Silvia Monzon, Ellie Leong (USA, Kenya, Ghana, Peru & Guatemala) Effect of communication skills-based consulting on the correlation between viewpoint the mothers and teenage girls about sex dialogue-Gorgan-Iran Tayebe Ziaei, Maryam Ghanbari, Masumeh Rezaei Aval, Nasser Behnampour (Iran) Gender differences in the processing of romantic versus sexually explicit stimuli: findings from an automatic attention task Joana Carvalho, Oleg Czop, Marta Rocha, Pedro Nobre, Sandra Soares (Portugal) Brazilian Transgender and Gender Diverse People HIV-Related Healthcare Needs and Access Barriers Angelo Brandelli Costa, Ramiro Figueiredo Catelan, Heitor Tome Da Rosa Filho, Paola Fagundes Pase, Anna Martha Vaitses Fontanari, Andressa Mueller, Dhiordan Cardoso, Bianca Soll, Karine Schwarz, Maiko Abel Schneider, Daniel Augusto Mori Gagliotti, Alexandre Saadeh, Rodrigues Lobato, Henrique Caetano Nardi, Silvia Helena Koller (Brazil) Personality correlates of sexual self-esteem in young women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome Maria Beisert, Aleksandra M. Szymańska-Pytlińska, Witold Kędzia, Karina Kapczuk (Poland) Sexual activity, sexual function, and sexual satisfaction among women living with HIV: A feminist scoping review of 20 years of global epidemiological research Allison Carter, Saara Greene, Deborah Money, Robert S.
Findings from a cross-sectional survey conducted among university students in Lebanon Faysal El Kak, Noura El Salibi, Rola Yasmine, Lilian Ghandour (Lebanon) Acute cannabis intoxication and the brain's response to visual erotica: an f MRI study Renata Androvicova, Jiri Horacek, Jaroslav Tintera, Jan Rydlo, Daniela Jezova, Marie Balikova, Tomas Hlozek, Petra Miksatkova, Martin Kuchar, Jaroslav Hlinka, Michael Roman, Pavel Tomicek, Michaela Viktorinova, Filip Tyls, Tomas Palenicek (Czech Republic) Frontoparietal and Salience Networks Alterations in Psychogenic Erectile Dysfunction Nicoletta Cera, Joana Carvalho, Ana Quinta-Gomes, Raquel Pereira, Cátia Oliveira, João Castelhano, Erick Janssen, Miguel Castelo Branco, Pedro Nobre (Portugal, Belgium & USA) Impact of Genito-Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder on the female sexual response cycle Carolina Ambrogini, Maria Cláudia Lordello, Suzane Holzhacker, Teresa Embiruçu, Laíse Silva, Ivaldo Silva (Brazil) “Ouch! Roth (Canada) Masculinity, femininity, and sexual preferences in sexual encounters among Australian gay and bisexual men Garrett Prestage, Steven Philpot, Iryna Zablotska, Johann Kolstee, Benjamin Bavinton (Australia) Experience report on setting up a transdisciplinary outpatient unit for transgender health Denise Leite Vieira, Ana Luiza Fanganiello, Marina Milograna Zaneti, Fernanda De Sousa Vieira, Adriano Brasolin, Natalia Turena Rocha, Eduardo Sodré, Mariana Silveira, Thales Cervi, Sonia Penteado, Maria José Brito, Juliana Alves, Marisa Mota, Fabiola Holanda, Luiza Tanaka, Maria José Fernandes, Claudia Takano, Samira Yarak, Renata Azevedo, Aecio Gois, Ivaldo Silva, Jair Mari, Pedro Pereira, Lydia Ferreira, Magnus R.
Human-rights activists and many people working in health care welcome the report, which comes in response to a slew of homophobic laws in several African countries, in particular Uganda.
In a report published on 10 June by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), the academics, most of whom are scientists, make the case that laws criminalizing homosexuality have no basis in science and hamper efforts to prevent and treat HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (see go.nature.com/q3rr4k).