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The Politricks of Homophobia – A Sermon For The Choir

ancient egyptI came across this article on African politics and homophobia via Identity Kenya which set out to find out why many African governments have such a strong anti-gay stance. Its major observation was that many politicians and government officials use homophobia as a tool to divert the attention of the masses away from the lack of support structures, the growing corruption and unstable economies. In other words homophobia has become a bunch of keys for distracting children(citizens) whilst their toys(money) are taken away from them. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 20, 2013 in Politik

 

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When Saying I Love You Could Mean A Prison Sentence

Roger Jean-Claude Mbede just spent a year in prison and may spend two more for the apparently “heinous” crime of sending a text message to a man saying “I am very much in love w/u”. When I start thinking things are getting better, I get reminded that things are really still the same and people can be put in jail for something as harmless as such a text message.

Please sign the petition here. I just did.

 
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Posted by on September 15, 2012 in Politik

 

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