Beyond the ‘moral’ and ‘scientific’ justifications for the draconian anti-gay law in Uganda, a new nationalism is proposed, based not only on a supposed moral purity of Ugandans, and Africans in general, in opposition to the decadence of the whites, but also eugenics. It was the same with German Nazi’s policies of eliminating ‘unworthy lives’

Statement by Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for HIV/AIDS in Africa, on the signing into law of the Anti-Homosexuality Act in Uganda


African progressives must stand up and speak out against the wave of anti-gay laws now blowing across the continent – aided by American Christian fundamentalists pursuing a white supremacist agenda. The rights of same-gender loving persons are human rights that are inextricably linked with the rights of every person in society

Guidelines to national, regional and international partners on how to offer support now that the Anti-Homosexuality Bill has become law


A team of top scientists appointed by the government to give an opinion on homosexuality is unanimous that this sexual orientation is natural and has existed in Africa and everywhere in the world since time immemorial. It is strange for President Museveni to claim he relied on this expert report to assent to the draconian anti-gay bill