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The Ugandan morality crusade : the brutal campaign against homosexuality and pornography under Yoweri Museveni

Author: Deborah Kintu
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1999, with approval of sections of Uganda's clergy (and support of U.S. evangelicals) harsh morality laws were passed against pornography and homosexual acts. The author weaves together a series of vignettes and anecdotes that trace the development of Uganda's morality laws against a backdrop of Machiavellian politics, religious fundamentalism and the human rights struggle of LGBT Ugandans"--Provided by  Read more...
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Named Person: Yoweri Museveni; Yoweri Museveni
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Kintu
ISBN: 9781476670683 1476670684
OCLC Number: 975897410
Description: vii, 192 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The rise of the anti/LGBT crusaders --
Myth of a Ugandan sexuality and gender identity --
Legislating and policing morality over the years --
The Uganda church and homosexuality --
The General's impunity and the politicization of sexuality --
From the closet to a Kuchu identity --
Unraveling of the anti-homosexuality law.
Responsibility: Deborah Kintu.

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In 1999, General Museveni ordered police to arrest homosexuals for engaging in behaviour he characterized as "un-African" and against Biblical teaching. A state-sanctioned campaign of harassment of  Read more...

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