Covering, Cultural-Centrism, and Liberation Psychology

  • Michele K. Lewis
  • Isiah Marshall


The above quote from Ms. Kelende is taken from an interview in which she speaks publicly to a reporter in Uganda in the aftermath of an anti-gay bill that was proposed to the House by one member of parliament, Ndorwa West MP David Bahati. The proposed bill named a new felony, “aggravated homosexuality [meaning that] the offender has sex with a person who is disabled or underage, or when there is HIV transmission; the crime should attract the death penalty, while consenting homosexuals should be imprisoned for life” (Muhumuza, 2009.


Asylum Seeker Kenyan Government Cultural Hegemony Sexual Minority Identity Indigenous Psychology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social WorkWinston-Salem State UniversityWinston-SalemUSA

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