Civil society and sexual struggles in Africa
banning same-sex marriage even before LGBT activists initiate a marriage-; equality campaign. In 2005, Ugandan lawmakers banned same-sex marriage, a ; move that a Ugandan lesbian activist viewed as arrogant. [Uganda] became the ; second country in the world to ban same-sex marriages. How can you ban same-; sex marriages even before you give us [LGBT persons] the freedom of just being ; who we are? ... We don't want extraordinary rights. We don't want special rights. ; We just ...