Monthly Archives: February 2014

Draconian details of Uganda’s misguided new anti-gay law

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni today signed into law the harsh, long-disputed Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which provides for imprisonment for five to seven years for anyone convicted of “promoting homosexuality” or who  “in any way abets homosexuality and related practices.” The official text of the Anti-Homosexuality Act (PDF) was…

21 varieties of traditional African homosexuality

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
King Mwanga II of Buganda, the “gay king” who reportedly had sexual relations with men. (Photo courtesy of Sebaspace) At least 21 cultural varieties of same-sex relationships have long been part of traditional African life, as demonstrated in a new report  that is designed to dispel the confusion and lies surrounding…

Polari: A Brief but Bona blog

(Above: The fantabulosa fruit Kenneth Williams in action, his orbs on the script, his lupper up. Everybody loves to have their luppers up.) “What was this strange and secretive language which made the audience giggle so?” Julian and Sandy, of BBC radio’s ‘Round the Horne’s, amazingly camp voices first graced my ears with their titters […]