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another Uganda article

PublicEye.org has a long article The U.S. Christian Right and the Attack on Gays in Africa by Kapya Kaoma.

Kapya Kaoma is an Anglican priest from Zambia and project director of Political Research Associates. He is the author of PRA’s October 2009 report, Globalizing the Culture Wars: U.S. Conservatives, African Churches and Homophobia.

The Uganda Story

For two days in early March 2009, Ugandans flocked to the Kampala Triangle Hotel for the Family Life Network’s “Seminar on Exposing the Homosexuals’ Agenda.” The seminar’s very title revealed its claim: LGBT people and activists are engaged in a well thought-out plan to take over the world. The U.S. culture wars had come to Africa with a vengeance…

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Father Ron Smith
11 years ago

“Scott Lively, the Holocaust revisionist and author of ‘The Pink Swastika’, warned Ugandans that gays posed a dire threat to their children and society” – Kapya Kaoma, Zambian priest – Kapya Kaoma’s expose of the well-known American fundamentalist author Scott Lively, whose campaign of anti-gay propaganda is fuelling the call for passage of the disreputable Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda, warns us of the phenomenon which threatens the very lives of the LGBT people in that country. As a Holocaust-denier, Lively’s credibility among Western Nations is virtually nil. Seemingly, though, he is well-received by homophic countries like Uganda, whose government is… Read more »

JCF
JCF
11 years ago

Rev Kaypa Kaoma appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show last night, as seen here (Episcopal Cafe/The Lead): http://www.episcopalcafe.com/lead/africa/rev_kapya_kaoma_on_cnn_interna.html (URL is correct, though it’s tagged wrong)

Alex Segal
Alex Segal
11 years ago

After I read Kapya Kaoma’s statement that in Africa World Vision has promoted a conservative view on homosexuality, I contacted World Vision in Australia, asking them if there was any truth in the Reverend Kaoma’s allegation. They categorically denied it. What they suggested is that it is possible that Africans who have been employed by World Vision might have promoted such a view of homosexuality. But that if this has happened, it is a matter that pertains not to the organisation as a whole. I was wondering if any one knows whether there is independent evidence for the Reverend Kaoma’s… Read more »

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