Lined with Good Intentions
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Published in: January-February 2015 issue.


Namibia’s Rainbow ProjectNamibia’s Rainbow Project:
Gay Rights in an African Nation

by Robert Lorway
Indiana University Press.  182 pages, $24.


THE BASIC STORY of Namibia’s Rainbow Project is the impact of efforts by Western activists in Namibia after President Nujoma’s attacks on “gays, lesbian and common criminals,” which unleashed a wave of political homophobia from the mid-1990s on. 

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