Josh Scheinert on writing about LGBT Rights in The Gambia and ‘The Order of Nature’
LGBT Rights in Gambia have been a hot topic as the former administration was very vocal about their position against it; as same sex relations are illegal. Josh Scheinert is a lawyer and author who spent time in Gambia ...
The Point: Jammeh used LGBTQ as political scapegoat
Gambia’s former President Yahya Jammeh has chosen anti-LGBT vitriol as a political scapegoat, argues a U.S. author who lived in The Gambia as a law professor at the University of The Gambia in 2010-2011. (LGBT stands ...
Interview with Boy Blue Magazine
How many people engage with the world outside the west is one of DETACHEd stats that we 'sad react' to, but author Josh Scheinert sees differently.
Freedom Newspaper (Gambia): Against the order of Nature
The publication of a new book, Against the Order of Nature, which chronicles the travails of a homosexual couple shines light on laws against homosexuality in the West African country of The Gambia.
CJN: Lawyer turns author to highlight LGBTQ plight
In 2010, Scheinert spent a year teaching constitutional and international law in the West African country, where a person caught engaging in same-sex sexual activity can be imprisoned for up to 14 years.