Uganda's war on homosexuality
In 2006, a Ugandan newspaper began printing the names of professionals it believed to be gay. It foreshadowed a range of strict laws prohibiting homosexuality.
In 2006, a Ugandan newspaper began printing the names of professionals believed to be gay. It foreshadowed a range of strict laws prohibiting homosexuality, and a sharp increase in violent homophobic attacks on LGBT people. One prominent Ugandan doctor tells Rebecca Kesby how he battled homophobia at home before finding love with a Zimbabwean man and living happily in South Africa.
(Photo: Ugandan men hold a rainbow flag reading "Join hands to end LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Intersex - called Kuchu in Uganda) genocide" as they celebrate on August 9, 2014 during the annual gay pride in Entebbe, Uganda. Getty Images)
- Thu 16 Feb 2017 08:50GMT
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