In a victory activists were unsure they’d get, Uganda’s Constitutional Court overturned the country’s draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act today, declaring the anti-LGBT law “null and void” because of a parliamentary technicality in how it was passed.
The court determined that when members of Parliament passed the law in December 2013, Speaker Rebecca Kadaga had not established quorum — a required minimum number of members present to vote — effectively invalidating the law.
THIS IS FANTASTIC NEWS FOR ALL LGBTQI UGANDANS RIGHT HERE <3
And fantastic news for the LGBTQI community worldwide too
SO HAPPY RIGHT NOW :D
THIS IS HUGE AND AWESOME
I seriously let out a CHEER when I saw this on my dash :D
Congrats family in Uganda!!! Support and solidarity from the U.S.!!!
This! Silver Linings!
“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us, “Universe,” a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting…