Lesbians flee to Senegal as Gambia cracks down on homosexuality

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When 12-year-old Teresa had her first kiss at a party in London with another girl, the young Gambian had no idea how her sexual orientation would make life an everyday struggle when she returned home.

Eight years later, she is on the run from Gambian President Yahya Jammeh’s men in black, the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), who have put her at the top of a list of 200 homosexuals to arrest and imprison under new anti-gay laws passed by the government in October.

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