Gay Marriage In Traditional African Society 

Gayism in Africa

Our society today are filled with vices and so many differences of which the talk of the day (sex) is at the paramount. 

In African tradition consumating with the same sex is seen as an a an abomination and a sin that only it way of redemption is by exiling the person from the community. It is believed in some western African countries that same sex consumation is a taboo and brings to the community bad luck and sometimes strange illments. 

Gayism is the term that refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. 

In as much as we African  can see gayism as a new aboard tradition, it has existed over in Africa tradition over the centuries, taking for instance in yoruba language (Nigeria) the world homosexual is known as (Adofura) a colloquialism for someone who has analysis sex,  this infers that it is not a new word for the yoruba because it is as old as yoruba culture it self.  And also in Hausa language “Yan dauda is term used  to described effeminate men who are considered to be wives to Men,  it is not an identity you can just carry,  these terminologies are not infused with disgust or hatred. Moral fact can be from the Buganda kingdom, part of modern day Uganda, king Mwanga II was openly gay and he faced no disgust from his kings men or subject, and he was the most prominent African recorded as being openly gay.

From the above facts, it can be deducted that gayism or gay marriage has existed before the present day in our African Society. 

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