The “Kill the Gays” Bill has been signed! No doubt now …. a sad day for Uganda and the world!!!
By Melanie Nathan, February 24, 2014.
Photo courtesy @ubctvuganda
On Monday February 24, 2014, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed the Kill the Gays Bill, despite pleas around the Globe asking him to refrain. The media was notified with individual calls from the Sate House, indicating the President wanted to make a big show for the World, of his epic signing. In doing so he has thumbed his nose at the World and told all to go to hell, as many have expressed their horror at the Bill, described by President Obama as odious.
And you are probably wondering why I am still calling the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, ‘The Kill the Gays Bill’, since the death penalty has apparently been removed. To my way of thinking it is still a bill that is tantamount to death for Ugandan gays.
For many Ugandan LGBT people a life in prison term is the equivalent…
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