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Ugandan Lawmaker Demands Every Country in Africa Enact Life Imprisonment for Homosexuals: VIDEO

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It isn't enough for Ugandan lawmakers that they have a "kill the gays" bill under consideration. They want the ENTIRE CONTINENT of Africa to pass a resolution condemning homosexuality and imprison homosexuals for life.

Watch the lawmaker address the Pan African Parliament, AFTER THE JUMP...

SABC reports:

Same sex relations are illegal in Uganda. Homosexuals are often subjected to violence and social rejection. Today Ugandan lawmakers tried to go a step further, hoping to get the continent's support for life imprisonment for homosexuals.

Ugandan parliamentary member Atim Ogwal Cecilia Barbara told the PAP seating: “Africa must stand up. We must pass a resolution condemning homosexuality because it is not an African culture. We are not allowed to practice polygamy in other countries, why should we be forced to do what is not natural?”

The proposal was rejected, with some members saying it's a blot on Uganda's remarkable emergence from civil war. South African parliamentary member Santosh Vanita Kalyan says the resolution that Uganda is calling for, is “bizarre.”

Kalian went further to say: “It will never pass in this parliament, especially from members like us who feel that the rights of all should be respected.”

Watch the Ugandan lawmaker rage, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. Ah, what a God-forsaken place! Ugh!
    I wouldn't ever want to go to such a dump.

    Posted by: Dan Cobb | Oct 10, 2012 10:48:10 AM


  2. Oh, Lord. Mama Deranged is just what the Towleroad racists needed after all these weeks showcasing non-Black bigots like the council member in Grande Island Nebraska. They needed a Black bigot fix.

    Oh, well, let's do homophobia in Africa this week, then let's do Russia next week, and don't forget Kansas around Holloween! Oh, goody.

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Oct 10, 2012 10:49:20 AM


  3. Isn't it astounding how backward so many people are about "the gays", even here in the US of A, in the year 2012? And, to think homosexuality is NOT an "African culture". Hmmmm, let me think about this. Don't most evolutionists believe modern humans migrated from southwestern Africa - an area known as the "Cradle of Mankind"? Oh, wait, one has to believe in science and, especially, human evolution first. Since "the gays" are (I think) considered a part of humanity, it would seem we indeed ARE an "African culture" in spite of what this bigoted Ugandan lawmaker (and millions just like her) chooses to believe.

    Posted by: HadenoughBS | Oct 10, 2012 10:53:32 AM


  4. @Derrick from philly, you sound like you might need therapy? Go outside and take a walk you grouch!

    Anyway, I'm getting a lesbian vibe from this lady. Sad that she can't learn to love herself..

    Posted by: Luke | Oct 10, 2012 10:55:39 AM


  5. Are you sure that's not Tyler Perry?

    Posted by: Tessie Tura | Oct 10, 2012 10:56:21 AM


  6. It appears that Hitler has come back to life as a black woman in Africa. Who will she come for next?

    Posted by: Bob | Oct 10, 2012 10:58:30 AM


  7. Thanks a ton Christians. I always like to point out that all the "positive" things that Christians do is this; they just set up another society to get ruined, all under the guise of help and aid. Christians are the #1 reason Africa is in such a state. Try banning that crap lady.

    Posted by: Fenrox | Oct 10, 2012 11:00:00 AM


  8. well, this makes sense as "homosexuality" is obviously the biggest issue in Uganda. I mean, their rime rate is nonexistent. there's incredible education and healthcare for all citizens, their economy is obviously the strongest on the planet, and there's literally no poverty or violence. yeah. the biggest threat is the gays.

    because everything else about Uganda is positively Utopic.

    Posted by: LittleKiwi | Oct 10, 2012 11:01:11 AM


  9. Ugandan lawmakers use homosexuality as a means to deflect from true issues in the country they are unwilling and/or incapable of fixing. Similar to what many social conservatives do in this country----use "gay" as a scapegoat.

    Posted by: Francis | Oct 10, 2012 11:06:09 AM


  10. One needs to remember that the 19c proto-martyrs of Uganda included pages who rejected the non-Christian king's same-sex advances. Apparently the raping of children by the king is ok, but the same-sex aspect is not.

    It's truly sad that Archbishop Desmond Tutu has retired from the public eye - but at his age it's quite understandable.

    Posted by: Diogenes Arktos | Oct 10, 2012 11:11:54 AM


  11. Grandma stop taking her meds again?

    Posted by: ratbastard | Oct 10, 2012 11:22:16 AM


  12. Francis, I wish more North Americans understood your point because it's the clear honest truth.

    whenever you see a lawmaker or politician taking an "anti-gay" stance, know that they're doing it because they're hoping that you're stupid enough to vote with your bigotry and not with the brain you're supposed to be using. why? because they plan on screwing you over fiscally. that's why. Vote against the gays, and then wonder why you have to sell your house when your daughter gets leukemia and you can't afford treatment, and you didnt' get a tax break.

    literally. every country around the world does it, and there's no excuse for supposedly-"enlightened" north americans to keep being so stupid about this - anti-gay politicians are only anti-gay because they know you're an idiot, they're COUNTING on it, and they're hoping you'll vote against your own best interests by choosing bigotry over facts.

    Posted by: LittleKiwi | Oct 10, 2012 11:22:22 AM


  13. I don't think the homosexuals in those countries are cutting off clits and AIDS raping your women... so, who are the ones that should be in prison again?

    Posted by: Hollywood, CA | Oct 10, 2012 11:31:27 AM


  14. Actually, Derrick, I think the interesting aspect of this story is that one of the few women in the Ugandan Parliament stood up and demonstrated how deeply women are threatened by male homosexuality.......and was rejected by most of the male members.

    No more surprising to me than the loud-mouthed opposition to gay rights of Liberia's first woman President, Ellen Johnson, Sirleaf......who, like Julia Gilliard, Australia's prime minister who was featured in a story yesterday, combines feminist ideology with hostility to male homosexualityh.

    All of which just underscores the reality that I keep pointing out, namely that there is no affinity or common cause between straight women and gay men--not in this country or anywhere else in the world--because, when push comes to shove, the sexual liberation of men is not in the best interests of women and represents a threat to the social power that women possess.....and, by extension, a threat to feminism.

    No matter how desperately some of you want to believe otherwise.

    And once we get beyond the point where the debate is about "equal rights" and to the point where male homosexuality actually begins to become acceptable and even considered "cool" by most men, all this will become much more apparent.

    Recognizing this simply makes me a man ahead of my time, as I always have been in other aspects of life........

    Posted by: Rick | Oct 10, 2012 11:36:26 AM


  15. Please assure the American people that we, as a country, are not fostering such bigotry with American money. All funds or assistance to Uganda should cease immediately. All Ugandan gay people should be granted American asylum without hesitation.

    Posted by: OS2Guy | Oct 10, 2012 11:37:49 AM


  16. closet cases aren't ahead of the time, "Rick" ;-) you're just so far behind that you think that you're first.

    Posted by: LittleKiwi | Oct 10, 2012 11:43:33 AM


  17. "Ah, what a God-forsaken place! Ugh!
    I wouldn't ever want to go to such a dump."

    Uganda is actually quite beautiful, at least what is left of the natural Uganda. Gorgeous mountain ranges with some of the last mountain gorillas on earth. Kampala is a pit, like almost all African cities are, though.

    And attitudes towards homosexuality aside, Africans are generally very hospitable people, especially when you get off the wildlife circuits, which are the only places that attract a lot of foreign visitors.

    What white American will find most refreshing about traveling in Black Africa is that the suspicions involving race that always color almost every interaction with an African-American do not apply in the case of Africans. They generally do not assume, for example, that when you become angry with them for some reason or criticize them for something that your motivation for doing so is racism. And that makes it much easier to get along.

    Posted by: Rick | Oct 10, 2012 11:51:43 AM


  18. A complete cut-off of all aid to Africa from North America and Europe.

    Posted by: chuck | Oct 10, 2012 11:58:58 AM


  19. Further proof there are Republicans in Africa too.

    Posted by: Brian | Oct 10, 2012 12:04:16 PM


  20. "A complete cut-off of all aid to Africa from North America and Europe"

    Cut off aid and you lose any influence. China's dream-come-true, on a continent where they are already very much in ascendancy.

    When I was in Ethiopia 4 years ago, the Chinese were building roads everywhere, designed of course to enable their own economic colonization of the country by exploiting its natural resources.

    Posted by: Rick | Oct 10, 2012 12:05:12 PM


  21. @Kiwi....Bingo!!

    Posted by: PAUL B. | Oct 10, 2012 12:25:29 PM


  22. @Rick...you really do like to hear yourself talk girl.

    Posted by: PAUL B. | Oct 10, 2012 12:27:05 PM


  23. @RICK You just gave "crazy" a new kinda meaning. I mean, wow!

    Meds, girlfriend, meds.

    Posted by: jamal49 | Oct 10, 2012 12:27:39 PM


  24. Oh you can bet the Catholic Church of Africa is behind this woman!

    Posted by: mark | Oct 10, 2012 12:30:45 PM


  25. I'm sure she must be enmeshed in one of the Pentecostal cults that have harvested too many African souls. Despite the ecstatic worship forms they may present that are similar to some African indigenous religions, those indeed are Not of Africa.

    Posted by: gregory brown | Oct 10, 2012 12:34:04 PM


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