Episode #14

This interview is illegal in Uganda

Inside the fight against an unbelievably vicious anti-gay law
Share on Facebook Tweet Subscribe on iTunes
Embed or copy link


Direct link
Embed code
In Uganda, under the new anti-gay law, you—you reading this now—would almost certainly be a criminal. Know gay people, but don't report them? Prison. "Promote homosexuality" by posting on Facebook or Twitter about gay rights, or doing an interview for a podcast? Prison. Gay yourself? Life sentence. 

But Frank Mugisha, an openly gay activist for equality, isn't leaving. And his allies, in Uganda and around the world, aren't giving up either. 

In this episode, through interviews with Frank and with Andre Banks, who runs the global advocacy group All Out, we tell the story of the fight against Uganda's insanely harsh new law—a law whose origins are uncomfortably close to home.

Originally posted on March 13, 2014


Powered by

Show Notes

Music Credits
Podington Bear - Enrichment
Genghis Attenborough - Guitar Loop
Zachary Young - Original Music

Related Episodes: LGBTQ