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on 8 December 2013
Uganda has in the last few years been in the news for all the wrong reasons . As the most homophobic country of Africa where the toxic influence of american evangelicals has certaintly produced "fruits" , the central african nation has almost reached a point of legal embrace of discrimination .

This documentary is simply heart braking . It's basic characters are David Kato , activist of LGTB rights , David Bahati, a politician who has penned and promoted the controversial law which brought the death penalty to people guilty of "homosexual acts" and Giles Muhame , publisher of the magazine Rolling Stone.( no relation to the american famous magazine ) which published articles shamelessly demonizing gay people and inciting hatred with tittles such as " Hang Them ! " ,
Ignorance thrives in the central african nation and we see players of public policy comparing it with Kleptomania . Articles full of conspirancy theories even suggest that islamist terrosties cooperate with gay people ( !?!? ) in order to hurt the country .
One could imagine that David Bahati could have been an even more ignorant version of your average tea-party republican if the US societal concept allowed him to fully materialize their beliefs yet any viewer would have a hard time finding a character as repulsive
as Muhame. David Kato himself was murdered during the filming of this so this documentary became unintentionally a biopic of the last months of his life . The most cold blooding moment comes when we see Muhame giggling about it the next day .

Even when the president of Uganda makes his appearance , by talking in a voice over ( " Hilary Clinton wanted to talk to me ..about GAYS !...President Obama called me ..about homosexuals !..." ) he seems to be spitting the words with disgust .
It's strange to think how different the same thing would sound like with a softer voice and a couple of terms changed ( " Hilary Clinton wanted to talk to me about discrimination.President Obama called to talk about equality of LGTB Ugandans " )

No matter what your political opinions are about , whether you are for gay marriage or against , it's impossible not to sympathize with the gay activists in a country where even a priest in a funeral curses the deceased for his sexuality , instead of simply saying good bye to another human being . Sadly their strugle is one about survival against official persecussion and not about equality
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