Currently, 79 countries around the world criminalise homosexuality. Uganda is one of the worst countries to be LGBTI, and the Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2014 introduced the death penalty for those whoa re gay. While the act has since been dropped due to procedural grounds, the effects have been heavily felt throughout Uganda.
The documentary The Pearl of Africa follows the story of 28-year-old transgender Ugandan Cleopatra Kambugu. She was biologically born a man, but already in her early years began wearing female clothes and identifying as . . .
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