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cât despre mine...

Totul pare a se învârti în cerc. Unul vicios.
Te cunosc? Mă cunoști? Slabe șanse. E aproape un ideal. Dar asta nu mă împiedică să cred. Și nu! Nu o să renunț din start, nu o să dau înapoi în fața provocării.
Sunt simplu. Sunt complicat. Dar sunt eu. Nu pretind a fi altcineva. Îmi place cum sunt. Cine sunt.

Mă placi. Nu te plac.
Te plac. Nu mă placi.
Shit happens! E o chestiune de gusturi. Greu de împăcat.

Ce caut?
Ce aș putea să caut? Nemurirea? Gloria eternă?
Doar ceea ce tu cauți, ceea ce el caută. Acela cu care să împart razele de soare, dimineața.

Tot ceea ce ai de făcut e să crezi. Să ai curajul de a crede în ceva. În tine. În mine.
Învață să fii tu. Să poți spune mai mult decât o banalitate. Să pui punctul pe I și cratima unde-i este locul.

Să ai o față, să fii tu. Încetează să mai trăieșți fantasme, dar învață să visezi cu ochii deschiși. Și-apoi întinde mâna și atinge visul. Visele nu au doar organe, nu poartă măști din filme. Ci au maturitatea de a fi realitate.
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Stop Uganda’s gay death law

Stop Uganda’s gay death law

I've just signed a petition calling on the Ugandan government to withdraw a proposed anti-gay law that would punish gay people with prison -- or even death. I thought that you would want to join me -- there are only a few days left. Read more below, and sign the petition here:




Uganda’s parliament is preparing to pass a brutal new law that would punish gay people with prison -- even death.

Initial international criticism drove the President to call for a review. But after a well-funded and vicious lobbying effort by extremists, the bill looks set to be passed -- threatening widespread persecution and bloodshed.

Opposition to the bill is rising, including from the Anglican church. Ugandan gay rights advocate Frank Mugisha writes, "This law will put us in serious danger. Please, sign the petition and tell others to stand with us – if there’s a huge global response, our government will see that Uganda will be internationally isolated by the proposed law, and strike it down."

With the decision expected in days, only an irresistible wave of worldwide pressure will be enough to save Frank's life and many others. Let’s build a huge petition to stop the gay death penalty -- click here to take action, then forward this email:


The petition will be delivered to President Museveni and the parliament at the end of this week by top Ugandan civil society and Church leaders. Pro-death penalty advocates have also planned a march this week, so our voices need to be louder than theirs!

The bill proposes life imprisonment for anyone convicted of having same-sex relations and imposes the death penalty for “serial offenders”. NGOs working to prevent the spread of HIV could be imprisoned for up to 7 years for “promoting homosexuality”. Even members of the public face up to three years in jail if they fail to report homosexual activity to the police within 24 hours!

The bill’s advocates claim that it defends national culture, but its strongest critics come from within Uganda. The Reverend Canon Gideon Byamugisha is one of many who’s written to us – he says,

"It is violating our cultures, traditions and religious values that teach against intolerance, injustice, hatred and violence. We need laws to protect people -- not ones that will humiliate, ridicule, persecute and kill them en masse."

By rejecting this dangerous bill and supporting the breadth of opposition to it, we can help set a crucial precedent. Let’s build massive support for Uganda’s human rights defenders, and save lives by stopping this bill -- sign now here, then tell friends and family:


With hope and determination,

Alice, Ricken, Ben, Paul, Benjamin, Pascal, Raluca, Graziela and the whole Avaaz team


African letter to Ugandan President to throw out Anti-Homosexual Bill:

Ugandan church leader brands anti-gay bill 'genocide':

Human Rights Impact Assessment of Uganda's Anti-homosexuality Bill By Sylvia Tamale, The Dean of Law at Uganda's Makerere University:
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