Johannesburg (CNN)It was Pride Month no less.
On June 11, high court judges in Gaborone struck down colonial-era sodomy laws from the rule books. The judgment was comprehensive, and LGBTQ activists in Botswana were overjoyed.
It was a significant win in a protracted fight for equality. For a moment, progress seemed inevitable, but I’ve found that victories like this one are often followed by crushing disappointments.