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February 22, 2011 - Kampala, Uganda - Notes in a registration book showing people who attended counselling at the office of Ugandan Pentecostal Pastor Solomon Male. The notes state: "Thanks for the good work", "A need to pull together and fight the evil vices in our society", "I salute your effort". Male is part of the National Coalition against Homosexuality and Sexual Abuse in Uganda. He claims he was the first person in the country to come out openly against gays. Male believes that no one is born gay and that through counselling they can be cured of this "affliction". David Bahati's Anti-Homosexuality Bill was tabled in Ugandan Parliament on October 2009, and is currently before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament.The bill proposes that a new offence be created in Uganda named "aggravated homosexuality" which would be punishable as a capital offence. The proposals included plans to introduce the death penalty for homosexuals who practiced gay sex with people under 18, with disabled people, when the accused party is HIV-positive, or for those previously convicted of homosexuality-related offences. Homosexual acts are already illegal in Uganda and punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Photo credit: Benedicte Desrus