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Two cheers for gay rights in Uganda

Two cheers for gay rights in Uganda | African News | Scoop.it
The emphasis on gay activism obscures Museveni's human rights abuses
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Museveni is a clear example of a leader who has been in power too long.

 

I could keep on and on about how I don't understand homophobia.

 

Can someone please explain it to me? Why do so a many Christians spend so much time thinking about it?

 

The guy in the picture above is WATCHING gay porn on his laptop! OK, I don't fall into the "all homophobes are secretly gay" camp* - but there has to be something seriously non-Sydneyed up in the mind of a homophobe who goes out of his way to watch gay porn.

 

 

 

 

*hehe - see what I did there?

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earthdog58's curator insight, March 1, 2014 8:32 PM

 

Museveni is a clear example of a leader who has been in power too long.

 

I could keep on and on about how I don't understand homophobia.

 

Can someone please explain it to me? Why do so a many Christians spend so much time thinking about it?

 

The guy in the picture above is WATCHING gay porn on his laptop! OK, I don't fall into the "all homophobes are secretly gay" camp* - but there has to be something seriously non-Sydneyed up in the mind of a homophobe who goes out of his way to watch gay porn.

 

 

 

 

*hehe - see what I did there?

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World Bank postpones Uganda loan over anti-gay law

World Bank postpones Uganda loan over anti-gay law | African News | Scoop.it
Loan worth £54m withheld after Ugandan president signed law that imposes harsh penalties for homosexuality
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The vacant  and bewildered stare of a man who simply cannot  understand that the world has changed around him.

 

This is why leaders need to leave office before they lose their connection with reality.

 

What else can we do to a man with such backward thinking? Maybe losing his personal percentage of that money will give him pause for thought.

 

Then again, when someone is THAT stupid ...

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earthdog58's curator insight, February 28, 2014 5:55 AM

 

The vacant  and bewildered stare of a man who simply cannot  understand that the world has changed around him.

 

This is why leaders need to leave office before they lose their connection with reality.

 

What else can we do to a man with such backward thinking? Maybe losing his personal percentage of that money will give him pause for thought.

 

Then again, when someone is THAT stupid ...

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An Open Letter to Africa's Leaders - Joaquim Chissano, former President of Mozambique | Soapbox

An Open Letter to Africa's Leaders - Joaquim Chissano, former President of Mozambique | Soapbox | African News | Scoop.it
This is a transformative moment for Africa – and indeed, for the world.
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Chissano speaks in a voice of decent humanity amid the ignorant barbarity rising around us.

 

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earthdog58's curator insight, March 1, 2014 5:20 AM

Chissano speaks in a voice of decent humanity amid the ignorant barbarity rising around us

earthdog58's curator insight, March 1, 2014 5:23 AM

 

Chissano speaks in a  voice of decent humanity amid the ignorant barbarity rising around us