What is it like to be gay in a country where it’s essentially illegal? The Times talked to Jay Abang, 28, a program manager with Freedom and Roam Uganda, a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex human rights organization trying to combat the law. Abang is an openly lesbian activist in Kampala, Uganda.

Photo: Ugandan gay activist David Kato is featured in a book during a memorial service for Kato in Kampala, the capital, on Jan. 26. He was slain a year earlier. Credit: Michele Sibiloni / AFP/Getty Images

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