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01/15/2014 04:11 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Uganda's Gay Porn Obsession: Why A Nation With Anti-Gay Laws Is Leading The Way

Uganda might have vehemently anti-gay legislation in place, but that hasn't stopped the nation from becoming one of the world's top consumers of gay pornography, according to reports.

HuffPost Live host Ahmed Shihab-Eldin spoke with Roger Ross Williams, director of the award-winning documentary "God Loves Uganda," to figure out why one of the world's most homophobic nations is just behind Kenya and Pakistan, two other nations with anti-gay laws, when it comes to Internet searches on gay porn.

"When you have a repressive society like that, people are repressed, so it goes underground," Williams said. "They're obsessed with sex."

As it turns out, however, not everyone who is searching for gay porn on the Internet in Uganda is necessarily gay.

Williams added, "Culturally, you don't talk about sex in Uganda ... what this bill has done, it brought homosexuality in the public conversation. People are curious."

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