By Melanie Nathan, March 30, 2014.
Since the signing of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, Pastor Martin Ssempa, in the name of Christianity, has been mustering up the forces for a huge rally to further endorse and celebrate the Christian Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality era, even usurping the notion of Pride with, “Uganda Pride”, in the context of an anti-homosexuality rally. This heralds a significant cry to attack gays.
Although there will also be a debate to include the more reasonable voice of Andrew Mwenda, the rally as well as the debate, uses clear anti-gay rhetoric and the verbiage in its advertising and both events promise to be terrifying for gays.
Soon after the Bill was signed, Ssempa held a party in Uganda cheering the new law and exalting the lawmakers and President Museveni who ensured its full enactment. At the same time, Red Pepper ran a two week long series in their tabloid, systematically…
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