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‘Brave’ Creator Blasts Disney for ‘Blatant Sexism’ in Princess Makeover

Hey guys! I just came across this article about the make-over Disney gave Merida from Brave for the next film. It reminded me of Sharon’s case study and I thought some of you might find it interesing! The creator of … Continue reading

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Final Discussion

For our final cafe group discussion we talked about our classmates presentations and how interesting it was to see theory applied to such a range of topics. For example, we were intrigued by how Derrida’s “Differance” could be applied to … Continue reading

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Janet Museveni

While researching President Museveni’s opinion about homosexuality and the AH Bill I came across his wife’s opinion. Janet Museveni has taken a much firmer stance in opposing homosexuality and supporting the bill than her husband. Ugandan Senior Presidential adviser Nagenda … Continue reading

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President Museveni

President Museveni has taken a very interesting stance on homosexuality in Uganda and the proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill. He has not had much influence on the bill either in support or opposition of it. Below is an article in which Museveni … Continue reading

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Martin Ssempa

In class I briefly mentioned a video segment titled “Eat da Poo Poo” shown on Tosh.0 (a show on comedy central) that mocked Martin Ssempa, a Ugandan pastor who has been a leading activist for the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. In the … Continue reading

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“It is a Spiritual Battle”

“God is using this small bill to shake the foundations of sin around the world” – David Bahati This is by far the most interesting video I have found of MP David Bahati. He talks openly about the American Christian … Continue reading

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Rachel Maddow & David Bahati

This interview by Rachel Maddow of David Bahati, the man who introduced the AH Bill, shows the two competing American opinions and influences on homosexuality in Uganda. Rachel Maddow is representative of the international opposition that has come about since … Continue reading

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An “Odious” Law

In my last post I discussed the way the first introduction of Uganda‚Äôs Anti-Homosexuality Bill in 2009 and homosexuality in general have been covered in some Ugandan newspapers. This coverage was extremely negative, sometimes calling for violence against the homosexual … Continue reading

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Hang the Homos

In October of 2010 a year after Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill was first introduced to parliament, a Ugandan newspaper Rolling Stone (Not at all related to the American magazine) published a story exposing the names, pictures and whereabouts of 100 Ugandan … Continue reading

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Here we go!

For my individual research project I will be studying how Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill has been portrayed in both Ugandan and American media. For the IDS portion of the Kenya Semester Program I was working for a small NGO called Slum … Continue reading

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