I am so glad that the homophobia-inspired violence and hatred that is currently spreading through Uganda like a wildfire is finally catching the attention of the West. It should, since we are the ones responsible for creating such an environment of hate, fear, and mistrust. Western evangelicals have gone into Uganda and spread truly malicious hate, couched in ridiculous lies and blatantly false accusations about the LGBT community and lifestyle. They are instigating violence, discrimination, and mob violence and it is despicable.
Take a look at a recent conversation John Oliver had with Ugandan LGBT rights activist Pepe Julian Onziema to see just how dangerous the situation on the ground is for LGBT people in Uganda:
And don’t forget to watch the extended interview in Part II: