Love, Death, and Sochi

    There are few moments sweeter, more humbling or more thrilling than telling someone you love how you feel.

    As soon as Roger Mbede did that, he was damned.

    This happened in Cameroon, which, like many African countries, treats homosexuality as if it were a curse, a scourge. He lost sight of that and made the mistake of sending several text messages that were too candid, too trusting.

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