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    dylerpillar
    Freelance Writing and Editing Unprofessional

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    Officially 105% funded with 9 days to go. The fact that this petition on a similiar issue is going around, probably boosted the cause.

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  • dylerpillar
    Freelance Writing and Editing Unprofessional

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    94% funded. 14 days left. I think this one's going to do all right.

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    Lemon Curry?

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    Terrible situation for these poor folk.

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    Veteran Moorcockista

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    While it was no fun to be homosexual in our western societies until no so many years back (still a fragile matter I guess) I think it must be a particular horror to lead a life as a homo/lesbian/transexual in a society in which Order feels so threatened by any perceived deviation from the path of masculinity.
    Poor people.

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  • dylerpillar
    Freelance Writing and Editing Unprofessional

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    Call Me Kuchu

    Link to the project here. Another Kickstarter number.

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    Fear permeates the daily lives of Kampala’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender men and women, or “kuchus.” Newspapers scream such headlines as, “HOMO TERROR! We Name and Shame Top Gays in the City,” and a sodomy conviction all too often results in a prison sentence.


    On the outskirts of town, in a small, unmarked office at the end of a dirt track, subsistence farmer and veteran activist David Kato labors to repeal Uganda’s homophobic laws and liberate his fellow kuchus. But David’s formidable task just became exponentially harder: a new “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” in Uganda’s Parliament proposes a prison sentence for anyone who fails to turn in a gay family member, and, having christened Uganda ground zero in their war on the “homosexual agenda,” U.S. evangelicals now frequent the church halls and universities of Kampala to hold prayer rallies and ordain local bishops. As if this weren’t enough, photos of David’s friend Stosh, an HIV+ transman, are plastered across a local tabloid, forcing him into hiding. In the midst of this chaos, it falls to the indignant and foulmouthed David, along with an idiosyncratic clan of fellow activists, to fight for Kampala’s kuchus in the press, in the churches, and in the courts, where they launch a landmark lawsuit against a gay-bashing tabloid.
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