Rebecca Kadaga, speaker of the Ugandan parliament, promised to push the “Kill the Gays” Bill through Parliament by the end of December as a “Christmas Gift” to Christians in Uganda. President Obama, it is time you give your own gift to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and all queer people of Uganda, and the world.
-Expand the definition of refugee status to include sexual orientation and gender expression.
-Grant such asylum to the people of Uganda.
-Allow queer families to apply together and not discriminate against them based on their marital status.
-End foreign aid to the Ugandan government until the bill is repealed.
America needs to take action to protect LGBTQ people against persecution. We can not stand by and let this atrocity occur in Uganda or anywhere else. (Image via Sexual Minorities Uganda "SMUG")