Uganda lawmaker refuses to withdraw anti-gay billThe Washington Post. But many Ugandans said they thought that was going too far. Suspected homosexuals have been named On 22 Decemberseveral hundred people gathered in Kampala to show their support for the bill, protesting against homosexuals. The White House released a statement in Decemberto The Advocatestating that US President Barack Obama "strongly opposes efforts, such as the draft law pending in Uganda, that would criminalize homosexuality and move against the tide of history". According to a report by Sexual Minorities Uganda:.
One of the first newspaper editorials condemning the bill was from the South African paper The Sunday Timeswhich warned that Uganda was in danger of being "dragged back to the dark and evil days of Idi Amin ".
In Augustthe Ugandan cabinet decided unanimously that current laws making homosexuality illegal were sufficient. Don't blame preachers for anti-gay billThe Australian. But many Ugandans said they thought that was going too far.
Kapya Kaoma, a Zambian who went undercover for six months to chronicle the relationship between the African anti-homosexual movement and American evangelicals.