Gay = Life in Prison In Uganda

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Gay = Life in Prison In Uganda

Failing to turn in someone for being gay is also punishable by life in prison

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-25463942

 

Ugandan MPs pass life in jail anti-homosexual law

Uganda's parliament has passed a bill to toughen the punishment for homosexual acts to include life imprisonment in some cases.

The anti-homosexuality bill also makes it a crime punishable by a prison sentence not to report gay people.

The prime minister opposed the vote, saying not enough MPs were present.

The bill has been condemned by world leaders since it was mooted in 2009 - US President Barack Obama called it "odious".

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I am glad the parliament has voted against evil”

David BahatiMP

The BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga in Kampala says the government knows there will be an international outcry, which could see some countries suspend aid to the country.

She says that Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi might follow up on his complaints about a lack of quorum, while it remains to be seen whether President Yoweri Museveni will sign the bill into law.

The private member's bill originally proposed the death penalty for some offences, such as if a minor was involved or the perpetrator was HIV-positive, but this has been replaced with life in prison.

Miniskirt ban

The MP behind the bill, David Bahati, told the AFP news agency: "This is victory for Uganda. I am glad the parliament has voted against evil."

"Because we are a God-fearing nation, we value life in a holistic way. It is because of those values that members of parliament passed this bill regardless of what the outside world thinks," he said.

The bill also bans the promotion of homosexuality.

"I am officially illegal," Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha said after the vote.

The bill's supporters say it is needed to protect traditional family values, which they say are under attack from Western-inspired gay rights groups.

Its critics say the bill has been pushed by some US Evangelist Christians.

Uganda is a socially conservative country and on Thursday passed an Anti-Pornography Bill, which bans miniskirts and sexually suggestive material such as some music videos.

Human rights activists say the bill highlights the intolerance and discrimination the gay community faces in Uganda.

One gay activist was killed in 2011, although the police denied he was targeted because of his sexuality.

Meanwhile a local newspaper has been condemned for publishing the names and addresses of people it said were gay.

 

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It's rather sad that they

It's rather sad that they managed to sell this to their people as somehow "resisting western influences", when this whole thing was set in motion by american envangelicals in the first place.

There's an interview with the Ugandan minister of "ethics" at the 35.00 mark of this documentary series :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAPfPVD8pRE

I think the word "ethics" just got redefined. Seems child rape is ok, just as long as you do it "the right way"

"Odious" is right. A bit of an understatement, actually.


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well...i mean, it's still a

well...i mean, it's still a step up from idi amin. baby steps, i guess...


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To my understanding anal sex

To my understanding anal sex is illegal in Singapore. Straight or gay. D:


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i guess it's a

i guess it's a don't-knock-it-till-you-try-it-thing, but i've never even been so much as curious about anal. i just don't understand the appeal of sticking one of the organs that is most sensitive and prone to infection up the body's septic pipe, condom or no condom. and seeing it in porn does absolutely zilch for me.

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iwbiek wrote:i guess it's a

iwbiek wrote:
i guess it's a don't-knock-it-till-you-try-it-thing, but i've never even been so much as curious about anal. i just don't understand the appeal of sticking one of the organs that is most sensitive and prone to infection up the body's septic pipe, condom or no condom. and seeing it in porn does absolutely zilch for me.

Off topic here, but that has been something that I have wondered about with movies and sex scenes as of late. Almost every sex scene in all of the HBO series is the guy taking the woman from behind in doggy style position. Sex scenes in regular movies do not mean much to me one way or the other, but I have wondered why literally every sex scene in Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire is the guy taking her from behind ? Can these screenwriters literally not think of any other postition ? Or is this how they all prefer it ?

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harleysportster wrote:Almost

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Almost every sex scene in all of the HBO series is the guy taking the woman from behind in doggy style position. Sex scenes in regular movies do not mean much to me one way or the other, but I have wondered why literally every sex scene in Game of Thrones and Boardwalk Empire is the guy taking her from behind ? Can these screenwriters literally not think of any other postition ? Or is this how they all prefer it ?




lol. you should see last year's three-part south park epic simultaneously making fun of game of thrones, black friday, and the x-box one/ps4 console war. butters keeps expressing frustration at the amount of "wieners" in game of thrones and how they're always flaccid and flopping around. it also makes fun of the fact that the epic war with dragons and zombies in game of thrones never seems to arrive.

"I have never felt comfortable around people who talk about their feelings for Jesus, or any other deity for that matter, because they are usually none too bright. . . . Or maybe 'stupid' is a better way of saying it; but I have never seen much point in getting heavy with either stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I. . . . And I have learned to live, as it were, with the idea that I will never find peace and happiness, either. But as long as I know there's a pretty good chance I can get my hands on either one of them every once in a while, I do the best I can between high spots."
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As long as a zombie takes a

As long as a zombie takes a bite out of Geoffrey seconds before a dragon does, I'd be happy waiting 5 more seasons. lol

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Vastet wrote:As long as a

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As long as a zombie takes a bite out of Geoffrey seconds before a dragon does, I'd be happy waiting 5 more seasons. lol

I really want to see Joffrey come to a horrifying end.  Of course, I can not stand most of the Lannisters, but the Lannisters are people that I enjoy disliking, with the exception of Tyrion AKA The Imp.

I have not yet decided what I am hoping for in season 4.

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I got the 5 books for xmas.

I got the 5 books for xmas. It hurts me to not read them. But it would hurt me so much more to read them before the show ends. It sucks so bad. I could read all 5 in a week easy. Of course I know there's at least one more to come so then I'd have multiplied my dilemma.

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i'd read the books. the

i'd read the books. the people who enjoyed the lord of the rings films the most were the people who knew precisely what was going to happen. except me. fuckin' self-indulgent bollywood-esque bullshit...

"I have never felt comfortable around people who talk about their feelings for Jesus, or any other deity for that matter, because they are usually none too bright. . . . Or maybe 'stupid' is a better way of saying it; but I have never seen much point in getting heavy with either stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I. . . . And I have learned to live, as it were, with the idea that I will never find peace and happiness, either. But as long as I know there's a pretty good chance I can get my hands on either one of them every once in a while, I do the best I can between high spots."
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iwbiek wrote:i guess it's a

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i guess it's a don't-knock-it-till-you-try-it-thing, but i've never even been so much as curious about anal. i just don't understand the appeal of sticking one of the organs that is most sensitive and prone to infection up the body's septic pipe, condom or no condom....

 

   I've had two girl friends who enjoyed it and during those times had never gotten any infections or any other bothersome effects.  Maybe my GF's just kept their butts cleaner ? LOL

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iwbiek wrote:i guess it's a

iwbiek wrote:
i guess it's a don't-knock-it-till-you-try-it-thing, but i've never even been so much as curious about anal. i just don't understand the appeal of sticking one of the organs that is most sensitive and prone to infection up the body's septic pipe, condom or no condom. and seeing it in porn does absolutely zilch for me.

Not going to say what is right or wrong, but anal sex isn't like you have poop popping out while your dick is in there, at least if you prepare correctly. I had one chick who would have multiple orgasms doing her anal and I mean on a scale of 1-10, she would have a level 15 orgasm. Then there are other women who can't even get past the thought of having their buttocks touched. It's a matter of perspective and if done correctly can be amazing sex.

Guys get it wrong ALL the time. They treat a woman's butt like a vagina. It doesn't work that way, not even close.

As for Uganda, yeah I put all the blame on that evangelical fuck who went over there ten years ago.


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Just addressing in general

Just addressing in general in the past and on multiple websites over the years the attacks on Islam. I am with those who do so. Islam in most locals and majorities would also condemn homosexuality, on top of still having sexist attitudes towards women and even xenophobia of non Muslims.

And I too will blame the Evangelical movement that started this crap over there. For the past 50 years with the likes of Falwell and other right wingers, they have enjoyed their success for far too long pushing their theocratic bullshit on politics. Now that they see they are losing their grip in the west, they have to go to poorer and less educated countries to peddle their bigoted superstition.

But I always get a lip twitch when some claim that Christianity is different than Islam. No it is not. Islam is merely Abraham 3.0 like Christianity is Abraham 2.0. But all are rooted in a past with a tribal bloodthirsty god who is a sexist and puppet master and a tyrant to anyone who does not kiss his ass.

The only difference between Christianity in the west, and Islam in the east is 200 years of secular law putting a leash on theocracy. But even with that gays still are not viewed as equals in the states.

And again, it is why I will stand by my position and agree with Hitchens in calling ALL religions poison.

 

 

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Brian37 wrote:But I always

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But I always get a lip twitch when some claim that Christianity is different than Islam. No it is not.



well, keep twitching your lip, asshole, because that's ignorant bullshit. in your mind, they're the same because they can cause bad shit to happen and you don't like them. so what if they both claim to trace their roots to some mythical figure? both the british labour party and the communist party of the soviet union can trace their roots to marx, does that make them the same?

"I have never felt comfortable around people who talk about their feelings for Jesus, or any other deity for that matter, because they are usually none too bright. . . . Or maybe 'stupid' is a better way of saying it; but I have never seen much point in getting heavy with either stupid people or Jesus freaks, just as long as they don't bother me. In a world as weird and cruel as this one we have made for ourselves, I figure anybody who can find peace and personal happiness without ripping off somebody else deserves to be left alone. They will not inherit the earth, but then neither will I. . . . And I have learned to live, as it were, with the idea that I will never find peace and happiness, either. But as long as I know there's a pretty good chance I can get my hands on either one of them every once in a while, I do the best I can between high spots."
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iwbiek wrote:i'd read the

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i'd read the books. the people who enjoyed the lord of the rings films the most were the people who knew precisely what was going to happen. except me. fuckin' self-indulgent bollywood-esque bullshit...

I liked those movies. Not the greatest movies, but I liked them.
Of course I've never read the books. The Hobbit is to this day the only book I ever gave up on after starting. A lot of people like Tolkien. I'm not one of them.
I was told while growing up that you should always read the book after you watch the video, be it movie or tv (was always movie back then).
But it wasn't until Jurassic Park that I fully accepted it as true. The movie had awesome effects, but it wasn't Jurassic Park. Almost every detail was wrong. The number of velociraptors and t rexs', the age/sex/interests of the kids, the lawyer, Hammond living, even the bloody sick dino was the wrong species. Things REALLY went downhill with part 2. And then, because they tried to merge 2 & 3 into 2, 3 was just a total travesty.
Crichton is disliked by a lot of people for his views on certain things, but I always liked how he tried to put characters in who really believed in opposing concepts, and tried to have those characters justify their positions. Not many author's can do as good a job of it as he did.

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Vastet wrote:iwbiek

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i'd read the books. the people who enjoyed the lord of the rings films the most were the people who knew precisely what was going to happen. except me. fuckin' self-indulgent bollywood-esque bullshit...

I liked those movies. Not the greatest movies, but I liked them.
Of course I've never read the books. The Hobbit is to this day the only book I ever gave up on after starting. A lot of people like Tolkien. I'm not one of them.
I was told while growing up that you should always read the book after you watch the video, be it movie or tv (was always movie back then).
But it wasn't until Jurassic Park that I fully accepted it as true. The movie had awesome effects, but it wasn't Jurassic Park. Almost every detail was wrong. The number of velociraptors and t rexs', the age/sex/interests of the kids, the lawyer, Hammond living, even the bloody sick dino was the wrong species. Things REALLY went downhill with part 2. And then, because they tried to merge 2 & 3 into 2, 3 was just a total travesty.
Crichton is disliked by a lot of people for his views on certain things, but I always liked how he tried to put characters in who really believed in opposing concepts, and tried to have those characters justify their positions. Not many author's can do as good a job of it as he did.




they are pretty films, i'll give you that, and they are better than the book, because peter jackson actually tries to give the characters some depth, whereas tolkien literally never goes inside a character's head. also, unlike the book, in the film they aren't stopping to sing a song or recite a poem every 5 fuckin' minutes, so that's a plus.


still, i think jackson is basically just a fanboy with a multi-million dollar budget. he stuck so many Hollywood clichés into that story. plus, all the visuals are based on the paintings of john howe. i've never understood howe's seemingly special relationship with the tolkien estate. when i was a young boy, and like most young boys a fan of lotr, i used to buy books and calendars of different artists' interpretations of Tolkien's work. john howe was always featured in every one of them. now, of course he's technically very skilled, but compared to the other artists, i always found his work predictable and pedestrian.

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I heard on the radio that

I heard on the radio that the President refused to sign it. He said that the proper way to handle homosexuals is through better financial stability in the country.

Then I heard that a dozen or so countries said if the bill is signed that he can kiss tens of millions of dollars bye bye.

LOL. What a douche bag.