Djibouti gained independence from France in 1977 but unlike most former French colonies the attitudes of the public and the laws relating to homosexuality are far from liberal, which may be due to the influence of Islamic law.
It’s difficult to get close or organize when there is so much homophobia in the culture.
Unclear Laws Djibouti, which had a population of 818,159 at the 2009 census, is one of the least populous countries in Africa.
Horn of Africa correspondent, Faro interviews a Djiboutian.:.
According to Kasdil (names have been changed) a man from Djibouti, there are many gay and lesbian people living in the country but they have little by way of a social life.