Asking to speak to the Ambassador…
By Cathy Kristofferson, February 4, 2014
Right now the Kuchu Diaspora Alliance, KDA, is holding a protest at the Ugandan Embassy in Washington, D.C. They are asking President Museveni and Uganda lawmakers to withdraw the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB) passed by the Parliament December 20th of last year — in its entirety. They have asked to speak with the Ambassador.
The protest was organized and sponsored by activists from the KDA, a community of Ugandan LGBTQ people in the Diaspora.
DROP THE ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY ACT in it’s entirety
TELL President Museveni to keep his promise that “gays should not be persecuted or killed.”
TELL Uganda – LGBT Ugandans are responsible citizens who love their country, want to stay in their country, want to support their families, want to contribute to the growth of their country—just like other Ugandans. They have the right to be treated humanely. They have constitutional rights to be protected from discrimination.
We will post any updates, comments from talking with the Ambassador and any new photos as they come in!
Also, next Monday Feb. 10 has been called a Global Day of Action by activists in Uganda. The Facebook Event is here. There are many different ideas for participation from protests, to letters, to Twitter, to:
Wear a T-shirt with a message of solidarity for the LGBTI community in Uganda. Tweet your pic at us with #Love4UgandanLGBTI #StopAHB
Please go to their Facebook Event, RSVP Yes, and take part in some or many of their suggested ways!