Today is Wednesday, June 18, 2014

It is well-known that countries like Uganda, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe have recently passed anti-gay legislation, criminalizing homosexuality, while the Americas and Europe are moving to integrate gay people into the fabric of society. The situation in Uganda is especially bad because of the law that was signed on February 14, 2014 that has mandatory prison sentences for being gay. This has led to a serious wave of violence against gay people in Uganda as well as their complete isolation, segregation or removal from all social life in the country–no jobs, no legal place to live, thrown out of families, etc. The law resulted in a wave of refugees from Uganda across borders, mostly into Kenya. But that hasn’t solved their problems. Here is a blog-link that graphically presents the situation. It is heart-wrenching…


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