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BeckyDem

(8,361 posts)
Sat Jul 8, 2023, 08:35 AM Jul 2023

US Intel executive 'actively responsible' for driving anti-LGBTQ+ agenda in Africa, say campaigners

Greg Slater is co-founder with his wife Sharon of Family Watch International, a US group accused of financing propaganda about sexual and gender diversity


Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi
Fri 7 Jul 2023 02.00 EDT

A group of human rights organisations in Africa renewed their calls this week for the American multinational Intel Corporation to dismiss a senior employee over his alleged involvement in fanning the growing anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment in several countries, including Kenya and Uganda.

In a change.org petition, supported by more than a dozen organisations, the rights groups claim that Greg Slater, Intel’s vice-president of global regulatory affairs, has been “actively responsible for exporting, financing, and spreading hate, homophobia” on the continent for decades, through the American conservative organisation, Family Watch International.

The activists accuse Family Watch International, which is run by Slater’s wife, Sharon, of lobbying high-ranking African leaders and lawmakers to block LGBTQ rights – allegations that have dogged the Slaters for years. The organisation is described as a “hate group” by the US civil rights group Southern Poverty Law Center.

https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2023/jul/07/intel-executive-actively-responsible-for-driving-anti-lgbtq-agenda-in-africa-say-campaigners?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other


( Pathetic the hatred spread. )

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US Intel executive 'actively responsible' for driving anti-LGBTQ+ agenda in Africa, say campaigners (Original Post) BeckyDem Jul 2023 OP
Who is funding the global hatred against LGBTS? Irish_Dem Jul 2023 #1
Yes. +1 BeckyDem Jul 2023 #3
I don't understand why people cannot connect obvious dots. Irish_Dem Jul 2023 #5
Money didn't buy so much hate, spreadable world wide, until advent of social media did it? Alexander Of Assyria Jul 2023 #2
Yes and so dangerous. BeckyDem Jul 2023 #4
In Ghana, a tolerant nation...this hate money is fuelling an attempt at a truly evil antiLGBT law. Alexander Of Assyria Jul 2023 #6
The United States is the largest donor of humanitarian assistance to Africa, leading the . CentralMass Jul 2023 #7

Irish_Dem

(53,108 posts)
1. Who is funding the global hatred against LGBTS?
Sat Jul 8, 2023, 09:34 AM
Jul 2023

Follow the money.

It is right out of the autocratic/dictatorship playbook.

 

Alexander Of Assyria

(7,839 posts)
2. Money didn't buy so much hate, spreadable world wide, until advent of social media did it?
Sat Jul 8, 2023, 09:36 AM
Jul 2023

China sends too much money to Africa for infrastructure, apparently, meanwhile America sends hate.

BeckyDem

(8,361 posts)
4. Yes and so dangerous.
Sat Jul 8, 2023, 09:44 AM
Jul 2023

It's measurable sometimes too....increases of violence against this community. Horrifying, because it is so stupid to be afraid of people just being people.

 

Alexander Of Assyria

(7,839 posts)
6. In Ghana, a tolerant nation...this hate money is fuelling an attempt at a truly evil antiLGBT law.
Sat Jul 8, 2023, 09:52 AM
Jul 2023

Model hate legislation is being supplied by American Christian extremist billionaires!…and if it’s easy to corrupt politicians in America with money and religious hate…politicians in developing nations are…shall we say, easier.

CentralMass

(15,348 posts)
7. The United States is the largest donor of humanitarian assistance to Africa, leading the .
Sat Jul 8, 2023, 10:09 AM
Jul 2023

international community to support African countries with a range of bold new commitments that bolster life-saving humanitarian aid to the most vulnerable communities.Dec 15, 2022

https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/press-releases/dec-15-2022-united-states-provide-2-billion-humanitarian-assistance-people-africa#:~:text=The%20United%20States%20is%20the,to%20the%20most%20vulnerable%20communities.

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