On Feb. 24, Uganda President Museveni signed into law a bill criminalizing homosexuality. With a stroke of his pen, President Museveni told his nation’s LGBT citizens that they are aberrant, unnatural and certainly unwelcome. This is the reality captured by photojournalist Daniella Zalcman in her powerful series Double Exposure.
Zalcman, supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, first visited Uganda in 2011 whenre she spent time with LGBT activists fighting against the rampant anti-gay sentiment in the country.
"People are fearful of what’s going to happen under this new law, and they’re fearful for the future of LGBT awareness and all of the related psychological, physical, and public health risks, but they still want to tell their stories," Zalcman told PolicyMic.
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