American Quakers are Running an ‘Underground Railroad’ to Help LGBT Ugandans Flee
Newsweek – By Zoë Schlanger – Filed: 7/11/14 at 11:45 AM
“A group of American Quakers are operating what they call a “new underground railroad” to help a few LGBT Ugandans flee their country, where a recent law imposes harsh penalties for homosexuality.
“The Friends New Underground Railroad (FNUR), based in Washington state, sees itself as continuing the work of Quakers who historically helped slaves escape the American South.”
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