Uganda has come up with a Final Solution for gay people. They will die, if the consenting (or unconsenting) person is disabled, or have life imprisonment otherwise. Indeed life imprisonment is available now to the authorities. Anyone positively counselling, or procuring another, with gays will also go to prison. I think the reasoning is something like the polluting effect of mixing with pollutants.
Gets them off the streets, out of the way: dead or dead before socially active (imprisoned for life).
Shocking, appalling, worse: and so is the silence, especially when some Anglican Bishop Stanley Ntagali thinks locking gay people up for a period of time is a better alternative, apparently compassionate when the Churches are leading the campaigns against the existence of gay people, a man inspired by his national President congratulating Anglican bishops last August for their campaign against gay people.
Oh, and remember Rowan: the Anglican Communion comes first. Sod what happens to people.
The core issue for the mutual conversations - In the course of yesterday’s Westminster Faith Debate on Diversity at the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, an idea crystalized for me. It i...