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Homophobic Ugandan Group: Kill the Kill Gays Bill

Homophobic Ugandan Group: Kill the Kill Gays Bill

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The National Coalition Against Homosexuality and Sexual Abuse in Uganda has surprisingly come out against the 2009 "Kill Gays" bill after politicians recently resurrected the proposed legislation.

The "Kill Gays" bill, which includes strict penalties against homosexuals, including the death penalty for some, "is unrealistic and also diversionary," NCAHSA leader Solomon Male said, according to local media.

The legislation would require people to report incidences of homosexuality; that will be impossible to enforce, Male believes. The pastor also added that Uganda already criminalizes homosexuality and that the African nation hasn't executed anyone since 1999, so a new death penalty charge would be meaningless. Read more here.

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Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.
Neal Broverman is the Editorial Director, Print of Pride Media, publishers of The Advocate, Out, Out Traveler, and Plus, spending more than 20 years in journalism. He indulges his interest in transportation and urban planning with regular contributions to Los Angeles magazine, and his work has also appeared in the Los Angeles Times and USA Today. He lives in the City of Angels with his husband, children, and their chiweenie.