Gay Pride Events in Uganda
“The importance of this Pride event cannot be understated. The fact that these brave activists could pull this off in this milieu of persecution is a great victory for the community. Visibility like this notes the ongoing legacy of late activist David Kato, it defies the export of American Evangelical hate, and it helps ensure defeat of the Bahati Bill. It shows leadership for all of Africa, and above all it shows that the LGBT people of Uganda simply refuse to give up their right to exist and to live their natural born sexual orientation.”
you can read the full article here
Their bravery is inspirational.
this makes me so happy
It’s times like these that shows how important pride events can be.
Yay! I’d meant to make a bigger post than this and someone did it for me! These images need to be shown as much as possible. I like to think to a bullied Queer kid in this country can see these people marching proudly in spite of the oppression, discrimination, and lack of protection they receive from their government (and this is even with the “Kill the Gays bill” off the table) and take some sort of inspiration. And of course that bigots see that even horrific legislation will not eradicate us and stop us from marching and rallying.