Risking violence, hundreds march in Uganda’s first pride parade since anti-gay law invalidated

August 9, 2014 7:23 PM

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Risking violence, hundreds march in Uganda’s first pride parade since anti-gay law invalidated

ENTEBBE, Uganda — Scores of Ugandan homosexuals marched through sprawling botanical gardens in the lakeside town of Entebbe on Saturday, their first pride parade since a Ugandan court invalidated a controversial anti-gay law.

Many marchers wore masks, signalling they did not want to be publicly identified in a country where homosexuals and their supporters face severe discrimination.

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