Gay Rights In Uganda

Gay Rights In Uganda

Uganda is a critical U.S. ally in the East and Central Africa. But its government has been criticized for creating a hostile--- sometimes deadly -- environment for the LGBT community.

Uganda is a critical U.S. ally in the East and Central Africa. But human rights advocates have long criticized its government and media outlets for fostering a hostile -- and sometimes deadly -- environment for gay Ugandans. Kojo talks to a leading LGBT activist about gay rights and U.S. relations in Africa.

Guests

Julius Kaggwa

Ugandan LGBTI and civil society activist; Director of Support Initiative for People With Atypical Sex Development in Uganda

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