One of the greatest things you can ever have is a mother that understands you. #bestgiftgiver
Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington & Maisie Williams at the 14th Annual AFI Awards (2014)
Ohh, Kit, baby.
The president of Nigeria has signed a law criminalizing meetings between LGBT people. Signed without announcement, the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act criminalizes LGBT “clubs, associations and organizations” with a penalty of up to 14 years in jail.
The motivation for the Nigerian law is unclear, given that the country already has one making homosexual sex illegal. And gay people were not demanding to be married in a country where being gay can get a person lynched by a mob. In parts of northern Nigeria where Islamic Shariah law is enforced, gays and lesbians can be legally stoned to death.
Some have suggested the new law in Nigeria and the proposed one in Uganda are a backlash to Western pressure to decriminalize homosexuality. Several African leaders have warned they will not be dictated to on a subject that is anathema to their culture and religion.
Oof. Things are not getting better.
The involvement of American evangelical Christians in this movement is truly horrifying. Jon Stewart’s latest interview discusses a lot of this material. Watch it!
Maya Rudolph and Sam Rockwell for The Way Way Back, 2013
I still need to see this!
Max Ernst (1891 – 1976) - Antipodes of Landscape, N/D
Christmas, Christmas, Christmas, Christmas, Christmas Chame-le-on. He comes and goes! He comes and goes!