On homosexuality: Uganda’s religious leaders

Uganda FlagOctober 16, 2014 – Reported by CNN– It all started with David Kato, the Ugandan gay-rights activist who was bludgeoned to death in his home in 2011. That’s what first drew award-winning photojournalist Daniella Zalcman to Kampala to meet the country’s few but fearless gay-rights activists.

A year earlier, Ugandan tabloid Rolling Stone (no connection to the music magazine) published names, addresses and photographs of 100 alleged homosexuals under the banner “Hang Them” (Kato was among those named).

“I reached out to the activism community, which was smaller than it is now — and it’s not exactly large,” recalls Zalcman, whose ongoing reporting in Uganda has been supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. On that first trip, she took a series of portraits of Uganda’s LGBT activists called “Double Lives,” part of a larger series called “Kuchus in Uganda.”…

via On homosexuality: Uganda’s religious leaders – CNN.com.

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