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Whoopi Condemns Anti-LGBT Laws in Africa

Whoopi Condemns Anti-LGBT Laws in Africa


In a video for the Human Rights Campaign, Whoopi Goldberg condemned Uganda's and Nigeria's laws that allow LGBT people to be rounded up and criminally punished.

Comedian and activist Whoopi Goldberg criticized nations like Uganda and Nigeria for adapting hateful messaging from anti-LGBT people from the United States who have promoted their rhetoric in other countries.

Goldberg's video was a reminder to viewers that both Nigeria and now Uganda have passed laws that criminalize homosexuality with jail, and in some instances, even death.

"Dozens of LGBT Nigerians were rounded up -- when was the last time you heard that? People being 'rounded up?' It isn't good."

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