"Nathanson estimates that in recent years, thousands of LGBTQ people have left
Zimbabwe, where sodomy is criminalised and there are no ways to change one’s
gender on official documents. When they go, they often take with them skilled
labour and money that would otherwise go into the Southern African nation’s
It’s an issue that rights groups and economists say governments and businesses
would do well to consider as economies around the globe struggle to recover
from the blow delivered by COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions.
Some economists estimate countries are losing billions of dollars a year due to
homophobia and exclusionary laws and practices."
Via Frederick Wilson II.
*** Xanni ***
Chief Scientist, Xanadu
Partner, Glass Wings
Manager, Serious Cybernetics