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Has he consulted any Ugandan gay men on how this might actually adversely affect them?
Still, hooray for brave closeted Hollywood stars!
His closeted stature makes anything like this seem…..off.
@fagburn: Should we all just ignore the plight of Ugandan LGBTs? I understand your concern, but are we really going to attack Spacey for helping to bring more visibility to the issue?
@fagburn: I get your concern, but should we be attacking Spacey for bringing more visibility to the plight of Ugandan LGBTs? Is it better that he not do this?
@Aidan8: We should be asking gay Ugandans – I really do not know.
But putting the play on in Uganda – by a white English man – let the authorities continue their crass saw that they are being attacked by western cultural/sexual imperialism.
It’s simplistic to think any pro-gay action will be of benefit, if you ignore the first Hippocratic oath; “First, do no harm”.
emotional hypocrites shouldn’t be telling people how to live their lives..just sounds jealous and snippy….Kevin sounds heroic to me..
How is it “heroic” to put on a reading of a play about the problems of being out in Uganda when you’re not out in Hollywood?
@fagburn: ??? It’s a play by a Ugandan playwright being staged in London. How is a Ugandan playwright hurting Ugandans by writing about their plight?
“First, do no harm”.
@fagburn: WTF?? Tell us the harm this Ugandan playwright is doing to her fellow Ugandans?
“Openly Oscar winning Actor Kevin Spacey…” now that was my best laugh of the day.
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