PHOTO GALLERY: LGBT Ugandans celebrate gay pride despite discrimination, fears of violence

  • by: The Associated Press , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 9, 2014 - 5:35 PM

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Ugandans can face a barrage of discrimination and sometimes violence in their everyday lives, but scores of them turned out to march in a gay pride parade Saturday. The gathering in the town of Entebbe was the first since a Ugandan court overturned an anti-gay law on a technicality. Sponsors of the law, which called for jail terms up to life for people convicted of homosexuality, plan to reintroduce it later this month. Some attendees wore masks to conceal their identities.

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