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Whoopi Goldberg on Uganda/Nigeria Anti-gay laws

The actress calls for global solidarity with LGBT Ugandans and Nigerians


Whoopi Goldberg has accused the governments of Uganda and Nigeria of being ‘on the wrong side of history’ in response to ant-gay laws being passed in the two countries. In an impassioned plea on YouTube the actress, who is a long standing supporter of LGBT rights, encouraged viewers to share the video and ‘get the word out’

The Ugandan Parliament recently passed legislation that imposes tough prison sentences for homosexual acts. In response Western donors have imposed cuts in aid given to the country.

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