Violence Against Gay Rights Win Support At United Nations

In Africa alone, 33 countries have anti-gay laws including Uganda, Nigeria, Sudan and Mauritania

By edith m. lederer AP—Supporters of gay rights won a victory at the United Nations Monday when an African attempt to suspend the first U.N. independent expert charged with investigating violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity failed.  African nations had urged the General Assembly’s human rights committee to delay implementation of a resolution adopted by the U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva to determine “the legal