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Arrests spread across Nigeria, unleashed by wide-ranging new anti-gay law

Friday, January 17, 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria — Arrests have spread across Nigeria as dozens more people perceived to be gay have been rounded up and questioned, activists said Friday, describing another wave of police attention unleashed by a wide-ranging new anti-gay law.

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In the last few days, more than 30 people have been arrested, with an increasing number coming from the west African country’s Christian southern states. Until Goodluck Jonathan signed the law more than a week ago, prosecution of gay people had largely been centered on the predominantly Muslim north, where gays have long been punished under Shariah law.

“The arrests are all over. It’s no longer just in the north,” said Ifeanyi Kelly Orazulike, executive director of the Nigeria-based International Center for Advocacy on Right to Health. “Police are not telling us what the charges are, and people are scared.”

He said that at this point, some of those arrested may have been released, but not without being forced to give names of others who may eventually be implicated.

Nigeria’s more than 160 million people are almost equally divided between the north and mainly Christian south, with a widespread condemnation of homosexuality throughout the country. Gay people can get lynched and beaten to death, or legally executed by stoning for the offense under the Islamic Shariah law that prevails in nine of its 36 states.

Sodomy was already illegal, but the bill signed into law Jan. 7 bans all gay associations and gay marriage, with penalties of up to 14 years’ imprisonment for marriage. Arrests had been made before, but not at this magnitude, Orazulike said.

“It’s obviously the law,” he said. “People want to leave and you don’t blame them. They are asking us about the exit choices.”

Orazulike made clear that his organization isn’t in a position to help them flee, but that they can provide advice and counseling.

He said 12 people have been arrested in Oyo state in the southwest, six in Imo state in the southeast, eight in central Abuja and six in Anambra state in the southeast since Jan. 15.

The Associated Press reported Tuesday that 38 people had been arrested in the northern state of Bauchi since Christmas, and some have been charged in court with belonging to a gay organization. Amnesty said 10 people have been detained since Monday in four southern states.

In the first conviction of a gay man since the law was signed, Mubarak Ibrahim was found guilty of sodomy and whipped 20 times Thursday in a northern Nigerian Shariah court. He was among 12 men – 11 Muslims and one Christian – who have been arrested by police since Christmas for belonging to a gay club.

The speed of the arrests is worrying, said Andre Banks of All Out, a global gay rights organization.

“The key question is who is calling for these arrests, and who, if anybody, has the ability to stop them,” Banks said. “Rarely do you see a b ill executed with such efficiency.”

The law has brought widespread condemnation from abroad – including the U.S., Britain, Canada, the European Union and the United Nations. Banks called on the international community to intervene, and for world leaders to put pressure on Nigeria.

“We have to remember this is a bill that doesn’t just affect gay Nigerians,” he said. “There is obviously a minority community that is affected…But anyone could be perceived to be gay.”

Banks said the law could lead to blackmail, extortion and other dangers where accusations of being gay could get anyone arrested.

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  1. Not a dime from the US.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:41pm
  2. Or from those of us in Canada. Stop sending these fuckers to our country who are seeking 'asylum'. They're coming here and trying to impose their religious craziness on the rest of us.

    Replied on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:56pm
  3. ^^^ Same goes for the rest of the western countries.

    Replied on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:05pm
  4. And yet UK is increasing their aid. Gosh! So sad

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:42pm
  5. Fuck them let them stay in the 15th century

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:45pm
  6. we must do something to put pressure on this barbaric movement..

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:48pm
  7. what child knows what sodomy is

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:50pm
  8. cut off all aid

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:50pm
  9. As a side note, why do they always target male homosexuals and not female ones? “Sodomy”? So to girls get off scot free?

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:51pm
  10. I don't get that either. Noone does I guess. It just happens :S

    Replied on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:22pm
  11. I believe they are referring to any oral sex as sodomy not only anal sex..

    Replied on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:09pm
  12. This is so wrong! Something’s got to be done to fix this.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:51pm
  13. The UN must step in to put a stop to this.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:52pm
  14. This picture says it all!!! Teaching children to hate at such a young age. This country will never be worth a damn. Did u say Nuke. yes please!!!!!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:53pm
  15. hatred is taught.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:58pm
  16. Like these kids know what the word sodomy means!!! The hatred of the religious as they indoctrinate the youth of the world.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 7:59pm
  17. Those people are barbaric! If the US aids that country it should be stopped! Note; I just read one of the punishments is public whipping! ! The country lives like cave men!!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:00pm
  18. I only wish it was possible to wipe this country from the face of the Earth!!! I would not hesitate, without question, to remove this vitriolic nation from the face of the Earth. Of course it would all be in the name of my god who believes that hate is not a human value.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:00pm
  19. Let’s unite against bigotry and hatred.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:03pm
  20. Fucking 3rd world country

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:07pm
  21. These people are a bunch of savages……I feel for the LGBT community.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:11pm
  22. And when our bigotry and hatred (Nuke! Savages! Wipe them out!) is equal to theirs, what exactly does that say about all of us. DAMMIT WE KNOW WE NEED TO ACT BETTER THAN THIS. Yes, condemn with economic sanctions, protest constructively, but ranting like hate-filled bigots does our cause and us no good. None.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:13pm
  23. Homophobia is taught. So is racism, friends. And all of it is ugly. And all of it is fueled by ignorance and hate. Don't embrace one form of stupidity in the face of another.

    Replied on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:14pm
  24. This is absolutely grotesque to be watching children be taught hate. It goes against everything an educator should strive to teach! They should learn about peace and unity not hate and destruction!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:15pm
  25. Sounds like a witch hunt at this point. *sigh*

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:27pm
  26. Withhold all support and assistance from Nigeria. Show them the consequences of hate.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:30pm
  27. So distressing, so sad, so unacceptable, so disgusting.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:37pm
  28. The “likers” of this post, are you all bigots?

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:37pm
  29. Nigeria is a backwards, primitive, barbaric, and undeveloped country.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 8:49pm
  30. KISS MY ASS Nigeria :*

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:02pm
  31. Nigeria = The ENEMY!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:04pm
  32. The President of Nigeria should be impeach for nasty anti-gay law

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:04pm
  33. Crimes against humanity….this is so sad.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:17pm
  34. The new Exhibit A for “hatred is taught”.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:19pm
  35. Die sind Nicht Viel Besser als HITLER.NAZI.Und solsche eine volks nehnen sich CHRIST.Der Teufel solte Euch Hollen.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:20pm
  36. Nigeria is one of the most corrupt countries in the world. Corrupt rulers need scapegoats.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2387359/Nigeria-country-corrupt-better-burn-aid-money.html

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:21pm
  37. Whoa!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:28pm
  38. YES!!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:35pm
  39. And that’s the reason why I don’t donate for those “poor people”.. Why should I support hatred with my money?

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:38pm
  40. and not one Nigerian allowed into the US!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:54pm
  41. Wow.. People seriously need to get the fuck over it. Fucking cry about it some more, “oh no gays are bad” I really hope they feel great about stopping people from loving who they want. Fucking pricks.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:57pm
  42. This is horrible. Get out of the dark ages, people!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:58pm
  43. I wonder..does that include the heteros who engage in sodomy or just the gays because we all know tons of straight men and women love doing it.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 9:59pm
  44. We need Amnesty International and other Human Rights Groups to do their work along with our support and not be silent. “Silence : death”

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:02pm
  45. We have the Christian missionaries to blame for this. Teaching the hate ,”saving them”, in exchange for food and medicine. Yes I know “not all Christians” but many are haters.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:12pm
  46. Sanctions helped dismantle Apartheid maybe the UN aught activate sanctions on all nations who enact anti LGBT laws!!!!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:18pm
  47. Sodomy… the sex position?
    You’re calling for unity (are people divided?) against a SEX POSITION?
    Way to invade the bedroom.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:24pm
  48. Why don’t the gay people start turning in the straight people for being gay? ;-)

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:33pm
  49. Hey kid if you can tell me what sodomy is exactly i’ll let you keep marching with your sign.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:41pm
  50. That’s sick.

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:44pm
  51. Evangelism gone wild!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 10:47pm
  52. Ignorant murderous twats!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:10pm
  53. obviously are clueless to how freaking good anal is! don’t knock it til you tried it!

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:25pm
  54. Why is it always sodomy? Things in places. So if you don’t put things in each other and don’t have sex with animals it’s ok to love the same sex…

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:49pm
  55. And by the way isn’t this the same place that has little girl rituals?

    Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014 at 11:52pm
  56. So sad. Gay is not criminal. Fuck Nigeria. I am illegal in Nigeria. Stop support this fuckin country. Let them die.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:33am
  57. Disgusting. Nigerian government. Perhaps we should stop subsidizing them!!!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:06am
  58. child abuse. these children dont even know what they are marching ‘against’

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:57am
  59. Funny,sodomy bad, rape good. Nigerians don’t care about the rampant spread of aids, the rape of their children but 2 consenting adults will bring ruin ! Can you say another culture perverted by religion?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:59am
  60. Yes the Islamic practice of female circumcision, honor killings and other socially acceptable practices of subjugating women are alive and well . I agree not another dime for this murderous puppet regime of extreme Islam and Christian hate mongers!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:02am
  61. Stop donating to international evangelical charities, watch them fall into debt REAL fast and cant afford plane trips.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:35am
  62. Unfortunately we won’t stop subsidies because this issue is just a gay issue. If there were human rights violations with the magnitude of genocide focused on not a singular group like gay people but an entire state then yes, we’d rush to arms. The best recourse and a damned expensive one is for gay people to leave the country. The economic impact will make Nigeria less than third world, a deserved consequence.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:58am
  63. i wish those assholes will starve and suffer

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 4:29am
  64. Another country and government we have to educate to eradicate bigotry.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 4:55am
  65. This is a New Holocaust! A tragedy induced by right wing homophobia

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 4:58am
  66. So they got bored with executing witches?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:07am
  67. TEACHING HATE TO THE CHILDREN OF Nigeria..VERY NICE.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:08am
  68. Society always needs a scapegoat. The LGBT community is Africa’s. Forget about children starving, 40% of the (straight) population having HIV, or lack of fresh drinking water, let’s go after people who aren’t hurting anybody. Priorities are not in order.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:08am
  69. You are right!!!!

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:12am
  70. Kind of like Americas war on drugs wouldn't you say? Got to have someone to make an example of.

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:24am
  71. LEARNING: Throughout History. Dating Back To: Harvey Milk in The Early and Late 1970's. Had Given Me A Clear Understanding of What So Many Have Gone Through. When Viewing The Motion Picture/Movie: Milk (2008).

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:37am
  72. People can be fearful So they pick the easiest target instead of facing their problems and of course most people follow without thinking on their own...

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:18am
  73. It doesn't help that children are being brainwashed and indoctrinated into the cycle of hatred. Adults full of ignorance and hate spread lies to children who believe the adults, then go on to pass along that ignorance and hate with the same lies told to their own children, ad infinitum.

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:44am
  74. The Tactic of diversion .

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:58pm
  75. Let’s use apostrophes and periods.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:08am
  76. Enjoy your aids fuckheads.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:08am
  77. Let’s (The US) stop sending monetary aid.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:09am
  78. So sodomy is the new illegal thing, huh? Then if that’s the case, then straight men shouldn’t be able to do it to women either.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:10am
  79. As a female heterosexual, I broke that law on occasion when I lived in Texas. I hope the statute of limitations has passed. :-P

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:50am
  80. Did you're man get faeces on his penis? Are you still anal retentive?

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:41am
  81. Women should do it to men ..

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:35pm
  82. Yeah, women should buy strap-ons or a broomhandle will do. I have a mean streak today.

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:08pm
  83. These shouldn’t have any concept of sexual positions.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:10am
  84. They will continue to suffer. Oh well. It’s kind of their fault for having their head in their asses.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:10am
  85. this makes me so damn angry

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:11am
  86. Uganda’s always been a little…backwards. Concerning.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:12am
  87. Sodomy /ˈsɒdəmi/ is generally anal sex, oral sex. If you’ve ever been blown or went down on a woman. You’re guilty. You don’t need to stick it in the booty of a man to commit sodomy. Now be quiet.,

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:13am
  88. I love my gay friends very much and support them, but I’m curious if these kids, yes kids, are holding up these signs and are against this because maybe they are having this done to them in a violent way….and they nothing else but to hate it. Just saying, it’s hard to assume children hate on their own without an outside influence causing them to say, or do things or are being really hurt and lashing out.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:14am
  89. The infatuation with anal sex continues and the association of anal sex to Homosexuality… Their ignorance is only outdone by their blind hatred using a text written thousands of years ago by men in power.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:14am
  90. Quick, someone sodomize that child.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:14am
  91. They’ve obviously never found a good top. Otherwise, they wouldn’t say that.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:14am
  92. i bet it smells like camel shit in nigeria

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:14am
  93. They have ant-gay laws but it’s ok for men to rape women and children

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:15am
  94. Yep!!! You are 100% right!!!! its sad. :(

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:22am
  95. I say get the lgbt people out, and nuke them.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:15am
  96. too bad these kids are raised by losers.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:16am
  97. Man that is fucked up!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:17am
  98. Let’s unite against HATE and IGNORANCE!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:18am
  99. Are they still wondering why everybody calls Africa the “3rd world”?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:19am
  100. But rape is okay?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:21am
  101. Let’s unite against ugly black kids….

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:21am
  102. Excuse me?? Let me say, these poor black kids taught hate by their Fucking religious parents!!! Don't blame these kids, blame the parents! smh....

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:41am
  103. This kid doesn’t even know WFT sodomy is. Someone just put signs in their little hands and told them to hate people for no reason. Sad.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:22am
  104. No more oral sex for ANYONE. All you straight couples KNOCK IT OFF and if you 69, I think it’s DOUBLE JEOPARDY or something!! LOL

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:22am
  105. ok…..so please someone correct me if I’m wrong but isn’t sodomy generally sex between a person and a non human animal???…..but it can be used to describe any non procreative sex but I don’t see how this is supposed to be new anti gay law CTFU so does that mean the world stops having sex???…….sheesh now they sound as ignorant as they look with their signs……they are saying stop having sex that doesn’t make babies but yet we encourage people to have safe sex to stop having babies…….this new sodomy crap is just another way for people to be ignorant and closed minded……it’s ok as long as your straight but if your gay it’s wrong???……..FUCK YOU!!!!!! >:(

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:23am
  106. I understand why there are lots of bitter and comments on here, but personally my goal is to let the discrimination lead me to a higher love, rather than lower me into bitterness. If your comment resembles those of Westboro members, you’re probably not helping anything, and only making things worse. So please stop with that.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:26am
  107. Because there LGBT in africa, that's why it's not safe! Wake up religious nuts doesn't accept us and support discrimination on LGBT lifestyles! WAKE UP!!!

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:36am
  108. Yea but to sex with your kid is ok-and these kids would carry a sign saying that too because they don’t understand it’s wrong because it’s happened all their life and to their friends-it’s normal they think?? and couldn’t tell you what Sodomy is

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:26am
  109. I guess it’s true what they say:
    Ignorance Begets Ignorance!!!
    Sooo Sad that they’ve infected these poor children with their Insanity!!! SMH :/ :/ :/

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:27am
  110. IT IS NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS WHAT SOMEONE DOES IN THERE OWN HOMES or BEDROOMS. Mind Your Own Business and Try To Stay Out of Everyones Lives. If You Are Doing More Harm Than Good. Then Stop These Destructive Divisive Laws at Once. You Are Ruining and Destroying Your Social/Economic Structure: To Even Visit or Stay. Also This Sort of Behavior Is Very Awful For Any Business Structure to Thrive and Grow Productively. (Anti-Gay Laws: Are An Economy Destroyer. That Can Ruin and Destroy A Social Structure. Which Prejudices In This Case Generally Do).

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:29am
  111. Lol Wendy that is NOT sodomy. I don’t think that most of the folks who are against it know that either. I wonder when the last straight couple were arrested for sodomy. I bet some lawmakers would be surprised that it isn’t just a gay thing.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:31am
  112. This is where the brainwashing begins! *smfh*

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:32am
  113. My god some of the comments here are as disgusting as the photo.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:32am
  114. This is very sad.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:33am
  115. If anyone is going to sodomize that kid it will be a priest

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:34am
  116. Say what??? That kid doesn’t even know what sodomy is!? & Who says that gay people sodomize each other….wtf….And right, they would rather be fighting this dumb battle against equality than worrying about world hunger, diseases, and lack of fresh water…sure

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:37am
  117. love when its bad for gays but every straight guy I know is asking his wife if he can do her in the butt. WHAT WHAT

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:39am
  118. so unfair :( very sad

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:44am
  119. Why don’t you worry about your own sex with your partner….are you that board?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:44am
  120. This is what christians from this country (like Scott Lively)have been exporting to the African continent.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:45am
  121. That! You are right!!!! these some crazy christians come africa to teach hate. That's what make me angry and sad!!! :/

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:52am
  122. If you don’t want to fuck a man, then fuck a women and shut the fuck up already

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:46am
  123. and this is being fed by American evangelicals. we need to bring these creeps down

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:47am
  124. Why? My dude and I like it…. :-)

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:48am
  125. and I would never force it on any one to begin with they always lube up and sit on it before I can say Hey I was going to do that.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:49am
  126. oh my gosh, I thought it said “lets unit against slavery”

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:50am
  127. I thought it was just me who saw that.

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:41am
  128. Thanks to the fundamentalist Christian missionaries who garnered hate and must be smiling wildly at their success…it it they who brought this upon our people …we will survive!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:51am
  129. I agree with ur comment!!!! That's why I don't like these judgment christian nuts anymore.

    Replied on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:57am
  130. Really!?!?! Fuck it!!!!! Africa I thought you was the people who needed help!!! Thought yal would be the people to that would come together not murder each other!!!! Yal got religion so far up yals hole, that yal think yal are god himself!!!! God didn’t tell yal to go out and persecute and murder people, he said loved them!!!!!! I’m done!!!!!!!!!!!!! >:-(

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:51am
  131. Paul, I am I love….

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:51am
  132. these are little kids you fuken idiots!!!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:51am
  133. Just kidding

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:52am
  134. so they want to unite against people that are from Sodom? there are no more people from sodom. it was destroyed for being inhospital not gay. about 90% of sodom was STRAIGHT or the men would not have accepted lots daughters. It was a power thing. I wish people would study history instead of assuming what the Bible means.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:52am
  135. Let’s kill some africans.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:52am
  136. Pictures of kids you fuckin’ idiot Carole….you think they posting this?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:53am
  137. These little boys don’t even know what sodomy means. Fucking asshat adults.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:57am
  138. These are pictures taken from bigots….the kids have no idea what sodomy. is

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:58am
  139. How tragic….

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:01am
  140. oh no..why oh why..?sigh..

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:04am
  141. Uh, no. Let’s march for sodomy.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:06am
  142. LOL ask your mother

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:06am
  143. You forget its a third world country there like caveman behind on the times and backwards. What would you expect.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:07am
  144. It’s tragic…..my BF is in Apen, I am siting here reading this bulkshit about african kids who don’t want sodomy …… Because they are too young….yet…I am thinking it’s just what I need.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:07am
  145. Who prints these posters in English for these other countries? I am guessing it is staged for the foreign press. Please Ignorant people in war torn, drought laden areas: focus your efforts in educating your masses on sustainable food supply, building water filtration systems, composting, green-building, contraception, and general betterment of your existing society.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:08am
  146. omg yes

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:12am
  147. We need to give asylum to all lgbt Nigerians fleeing the country.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:12am
  148. How regressive.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:13am
  149. these poor children dont know what they are protesting against

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:14am
  150. FUCK THOSE FAGGOTS

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:14am
  151. PLEBIANS FOREVER…no brainer

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:18am
  152. There’s a huge difference between Being Sexually Abused & Being Gay–In Being Gay, Sex Is A Choice–In Sexual Abuse, It Isn’t!!! :o :o :o

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:19am
  153. This is indoctrination of innocent children !

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:21am
  154. KILL THOSE FAGGOTS RIGHT ON THE SPOT

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:22am
  155. Sounds like they want to kill half the world population, it is all so sad that people are not allowed to be what they want to be. Romayne

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:26am
  156. Do movements like this against “sodomy” not appear a wee bit creepy and overly/strangely obessive? I swear these people think about my sex life more than even I do. Creepy. Creepy. CREEPY.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:28am
  157. the world needs to wake up. the Anti gay laws are stupied. God loves everyone and you will not go to hell if your gay. you only go to hell if you are a killer or child hurter

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:28am
  158. I am against sodomy on children. However, if you are a consenting adult you can do whatever you want without harming another. And not all Christians are nuts, but they do have a very contradictory book to try and follow and have no clue what parts to believe and what parts are not so true…true Christians do not judge anyone. No, I’m not Christian anymore because of hypocrites.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:30am
  159. Let’s unite against IGNORANCE. First of all Sodom was not destroyed for sex acts, it was destroyed because the people were inhospitable to strangers. So guess what that means. Those promoting violence and hatred toward those different than themselves shall also be destroyed.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:34am
  160. I’m glad I don’t live in this barbaric shithole

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:37am
  161. And you can thank American evangelicals, who have been lobbying heavily for those laws to be passed in various African countries and doing so by making illegal contributions to politicians. It’s long past the time for the U.S. government to investigate and prosecute.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:42am
  162. What they should unite against is terrible penmanship …. Ohh and hunger.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:43am
  163. They forget that sodomy is practiced by heterosexuals as well. Are they going to arrest straight people, too?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:43am
  164. One of the primary hallmarks of fascism : hatred and persecution of same sex oriented people.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:53am
  165. The country has gone crazy!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 6:59am
  166. Lets unite against idiots!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:16am
  167. stay out of MY bedroom!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:17am
  168. Monkey see monkey do…..

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:24am
  169. Let’s you unite against you being a dumb fuck for holding that sign

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:25am
  170. Obesse much

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:27am
  171. Go back to the porch you came from.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:28am
  172. Sodomy is any form of sexual relations that aren’t for mere conception, correct?

    So they want to outlaw blowjobs?! This is an outrage!!!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:44am
  173. Poor kids. The most insidious lie is told at the mothers knee.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:52am
  174. What year is this?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 7:59am
  175. I guess I’ll be pulling my adoption to the hungry black children in Africa. Sorry you won’t be getting the 3 meals a day anymore.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:13am
  176. ignorance kills.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:33am
  177. Argh. USA “Christians” export hate. How Christian are they really? Not at all.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 8:48am
  178. I think another thing to consider is that gay men are NOT going to automatically sodomize young children. This is nothing but bull headed ignorance at it’s most probative level. All of the gay men I have ever known have ZERO desire and/or lust towards children. I think these so called law makers need a lesson in human sexuality as well as human behavior regarding sex. Pedophilia to some is a disease, to others it’s simply a reenactment of what that person went through in their own childhood. I think these law makers should focus on education rather than ignorant bigotry.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:02am
  179. We should say let’s unite and press the UN and other countries to stop international aid to that country!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:20am
  180. Poor kids there heads filled with hatred and just think what’s going through the minds of the ones born gay holding up the banners

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:23am
  181. Right: brainwash the children so your bigotry will carry on into the next generation.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:27am
  182. Outrage!!!!!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:36am
  183. American evangelicals are pure, unadulterated EVIL. AMERICA’S TALIBAN.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:40am
  184. Frighting

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:42am
  185. Let’s unite against ignorance, bigotry and bad spelling!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:48am
  186. It’s sad to see these kids holding up signs of discrimination. They have no idea of what they are supporting and their parents are training them to hate.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 9:56am
  187. Disgraceful discrimination

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:01am
  188. How ’bout uniting against hatred instead?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:15am
  189. Then they’ll want to come to our Countries and spread their bigoted filth and hate. Shame we can’t build walls around Continents eh!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:25am
  190. Sodomy was invented by the Americans against African slaves

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:27am
  191. those kids would have no idea what sodomy was until those bigots told them, then they’d still have no idea why… now thats child abuse…

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:28am
  192. Hitler Youth started 1926

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:54am
  193. Wtf that kid is so young he has no busniess knowing what the word means, plus sodomy is not just gay men. Sodomy is any persons having sexual relations through the back door.( putting it mildly). Whether it be male/female, male/male ir female/female. People need to stop being hypocrites

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:55am
  194. This is so fucking stupid why are people so involved in other peoples lives? This is literally being a nosy cunt in the extreme. They need a big ass cup of mind your own business.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 10:56am
  195. MY MONEY STAY IN MY POCKET!!!!!!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:03am
  196. Go take a shower … Nuke bomb there—————

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:21am
  197. They need to unite against ignorance first!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:26am
  198. Disturbing….what bothers me the most…well it all bothers me but whats disturbing me is how young these kids are walking with these banners of hate. They are being taught and brain washed at such a young age. That is the bigger priblem. No matter what country or religion your involved in. Im a proud athiest, im not saying there are not genuine well rounded, non judgemental christians out there but religion has become a “cult of evil” I have said it before and ill say it again. I sure hope that the ways of the world, views and opinions can change for the better someday. Weather it be this generation or later. If not big trouble for the gay community is being spelled out before our very eyes and the future may be grim. I just dont understand and it truly is very sad to see and read about. It’s very disheartning to know the human race is capable of such hate……

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:29am
  199. Cut off aid to the nation, simple. Can’t give your citizens basic human rights, then you don’t deserve any cash.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:37am
  200. yet they have the highest usage of gay porn in the world

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 11:47am
  201. Try it, you’ll like it !!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:03pm
  202. They need to stop teaching these children ignorance and hate.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:08pm
  203. I wonder if people in this country have more pressing issues? But I suppose developing countries need a match to spark a revolution.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:13pm
  204. LIKE A KID KNOWS WHAT SODOMY IS

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:15pm
  205. And technically, sodomy is by definition ANY form of non-reproductive sex…still standing behind those signs?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:19pm
  206. Savages time for economic sanctions! Homophobes !

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:40pm
  207. Sad reality of conditioning, coupled with ignorance and intolerance.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:44pm
  208. The evil cycle will never end when the children are brainwashed.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:45pm
  209. Lets unite against bigotry!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:56pm
  210. Sick

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 12:58pm
  211. Using children for propaganda, ugh. Shudder.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:18pm
  212. Terrible

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:32pm
  213. this is so dumb, how is anyone gonna know if u fuck ass or not

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:36pm
  214. These kids are the product of American Right-wng religious hatred and ignorance.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:40pm
  215. Michael women should go it to these men. I’d make one Hell of a day out of that LOL

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:45pm
  216. ALRIGHT ALRIGHT ALRIIIIIIIGHT, YOU GON’ LEARN TODAY!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:46pm
  217. like I said on another post they shouls go back to living in caves and wearing animal skins

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:47pm
  218. Terrible

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 1:54pm
  219. As if gay were the only ones fond of sodomy. Hypocrit much

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:03pm
  220. That kid holding the sign probably doesn’t even know what sodomy is……if he did, his views would change!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:03pm
  221. Katie Linford and Zack Brown have got it. This is a scapegoat that seems to be the way that the leaders take and keep power… For the brownshirts it was the jews, for the crackers of the south, the blacks and for the Nigerian dictators, TEH gay.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:04pm
  222. Let’s unite against stupidity

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:05pm
  223. This has to stop. UN please get involved.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:08pm
  224. WELL THEY BETTER STOP THAT SHIT AT HOME NO PUNN INTENDED

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:08pm
  225. this is what happens when US evangelicals are allowed to freely spread their hate and bigotry to other impoverished nations

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:13pm
  226. How about uniting against poverty and ignorance? Distraction, anyone?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:14pm
  227. Sadddddd. :’( Using children to spread hate is disgusting.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:16pm
  228. Hahahaha!!! Kids go home or school or something!!! Too funny!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:21pm
  229. They are aware that sodomy and homosexuality are two completely different things, right?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:51pm
  230. So wrong !

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 2:52pm
  231. Republicans would love to pass a law like this in the US

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:05pm
  232. Some of us like sodomy

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:06pm
  233. Do they realize that “sodomy” is not uniquely gay? Let’s unite against rape! Don’t worry about consensual sex (homosexual or straight) – why don’t you start addressing the CRIMES in your country?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:08pm
  234. Don/t feed the animals!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:09pm
  235. If the GOP passed this “sodomy” law, most of them would be guilty ( gay and straight).

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:09pm
  236. why do guys want to have sex with a digestive organ instead of the vigina ?

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:09pm
  237. do away with sodomy and the muslims can’t f**k

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:19pm
  238. 2 consenting adults is not sodomy. men grabbing children against their will is.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:21pm
  239. that poor boy probably does not even know what that sign means.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:26pm
  240. We need to unite against stupid people.

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:27pm
  241. Screw that, Let’s Unite For Sodomy!

    Posted on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 3:34pm