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Ugandan journalist notes how children enjoy ‘gay character’ SpongeBob SquarePants

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  1. That There Other David 15 Jan 2013, 2:38pm

    “Akumu writes of her niece asking her mother ‘Is that a man or a woman?’ after watching two male characters “caressing” on television. The journalist said: “That was the week before she came home and told me a boy at their school is gay.””

    Wow. We’re getting really good at this gay agenda thing aren’t we?

  2. Doesn’t this just add weight to the view that bigotry is something children learn, rather than human nature?

  3. Did anyone else read the title and think this would be a typical rant about evil gays?

    Nice to know there’s one smart person in Uganda. Make him President before he leaves! QUICK!

    1. *her

      1. That There Other David 15 Jan 2013, 5:34pm

        It’s nice to actually have someone stating that there’s nothing to fear isn’t it? Mind you, I suspect this will quickly be turned into a bizarre witchhunt against Spongebob once Scott Lively and co. hear about the article.

  4. Given the attitudes in Uganda (from all accounts) Ms Akumu is one hell of a brave woman to stick her head above the parapet like this. Well done!

  5. “I do not know what to tell them because I do not know much about homosexuality.”

    You’re a journalist, perhaps you should have looked it up before writing an article about it.

    1. That wasn’t a quote from the journalist, the counsellor said that.

  6. Anti-gay American Christians have just landed in Uganda to push for a new law to kill SpongeBob SquarePants for being gay.

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