After multiple police raids, LGBT and HIV activists are looking to escape from Uganda's oppressive, violent, and state-sanctioned homophobia.
Since President Yoweri Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Act into law in February, LGBT Ugandans are living in fear — going into hiding and even contemplating suicide, say activists on the ground.
'I am now mobilized to fight this war' against homosexuality, said Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni.
The Obama administration named nearly $10 million in aid cuts to the Ugandan government in response to enacting the draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Rachel Maddow calls the Obama administration's plan to send American experts to Uganda a new kind of experiment in 'real science and real diplomacy.'
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control announced a suspension of some of its annual $3.9 million in health care aid usually given to the East African country.
Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act just received its first constitutional challenge, while activists also filed a separate suit hoping to put a stop to the now-common practice of tabloids outing Ugandans suspected of being LGBT.
Uganda's tabloid rag, the Red Pepper, not only puts people's lives in danger, but it steals the materials to do so.