Antigua and Barbuda overturn colonial-era law criminalising gay sex

Antigua and Barbuda overturn colonial-era law criminalising gay sex

Same-sex consensual intimacy is still criminalized in seven Caribbean countries (Picture: Getty Images)
A Caribbean court has ruled a colonial-era law in Antigua and Barbuda that criminalizes gay sex is unconstitutional in a landmark win for campaigners.
The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court found that ‘the selection of an intimate partner is a private and a personal choice.’
The ruling also said…

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