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Looking Out: Uganda bill threatens life in prison for 'aggravated homosexuality'
Looking Out: Uganda bill threatens life in prison for 'aggravated homosexuality'

While you were making your Yuletide gay in the last seven days, Nigeria and Uganda passed legislation to strengthen already-on-the-books laws criminalizing homosexuality. Ugandan lawmakers last Friday passed legislation that would imprison for life people convicted of "aggravated homosexuality" and make it illegal for those aware of gay activities to not report them. The bill in question has been kicking around the country in some form since 2009. In its initial form, it threatened to make "aggravated homosexuality" (yes, I'm repeating this phrase because of how absurd it sounds) subject to the death penalty, provoking a global outcry. In response, State Department...

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