It is time for the world to get serious about homophobia in Uganda – and that means starting with the facts.
So here are three facts that are denied by many, but for which the evidence is incontrovertible.
Firstly, homosexuality is not un-African, but homophobia is. The persecution and criminalization of gay people in Africa can be traced directly to imported religions and colonization.
Secondly, homosexuality is not un-natural, a ‘lifestyle choice’ or ‘curable’.