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Anti Homosexuality Bill

A Heartbreaking Story From One of the World's Most Transphobic Places

Jonny von Wallström | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jonny von Wallström

When President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda signed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law, he changed the lives of all LGBTI people in Uganda, one of the most dangerous countries for gay and transgender people. For my friend Cleopatra Kambugu, it was one of the worst days of her life.

Influential Caribbean Country Is Leaning Towards LGBT Rights

Jessica Joseph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jessica Joseph

According to a recent UNAIDS survey, Trinidad and Tobago's population is having a radical shift in attitudes towards LGBT Rights. It is not the only survey of its kind that reflects this.

How to Support the Ugandan LGBTQ Community

justin adkins | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
justin adkins

What I found when I got to Kampala was a beautiful city and wonderful, loving people. I also found a community living in fear and not able to move around for rational fear of being arrested, attacked or worse.

Former Bishop Claims Ugandans Don't Understand Homosexuality

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

(RNS) A Ugandan cleric who ministers to homosexuals has criticized the passage of a controversial law that imposes life imprisonment for homosexual ac...

KONY 2012 Effort a Ministry in Antigay Evangelical Barnabas Group, Reports LGBT Rights Nonprofit

Bruce Wilson | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

Mounting suspicions about the evangelical nature of the Invisible Children nonprofit, which released the blockbuster KONY 2012 viral video hit in early March, have now been confirmed.

Not in our name: African human rights activists reject UK aid conditionality

Mark Canavera | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Mark Canavera

An oft-told African proverb (whose precise culture of origin often changes with the teller) asserts that "When elephants fight, the grass suffers." Pu...

Stop the Anti-Gay Purge in Uganda

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wayne Besen

An American fundamentalist group has a strategic choice to make between an influential National Prayer Breakfast each February in Washington, or its Anti-Homosexuality Bill becoming law in Uganda. It cannot have both.

The Kuchu Beehive

Mark Canavera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Canavera

Despite a penal code that criminalizes homosexual acts with penalties of upwards of 10 years of imprisonment, Uganda has witnessed an astounding flowering of gay and lesbian organizations in recent years.

Trailer for New Uganda "Kill the Gays" Bill Documentary: Killing in the Name

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Waymon Hudson

A trailer has just been released for a new documentary about Uganda's odious "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" that prescribes the death penalty and other harsh punishments for LGBT people and their allies.

New Questions Around Uganda Beheading, but Situation Remains the Same

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Waymon Hudson

It appears that some of the details about the motivation behind the violent beheading of Pasikali Kashusbe and his connection to LGBT rights group Int...

A Call for Violence Answered in Uganda: Gay Activist Found Beheaded

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Waymon Hudson

One cannot help but draw the connection between the murder of Ugandan LGBT rights activist Pasikali Kashusbe and the recent calls for violence and bloodshed from American Evangelicals visiting Uganda in support of the "Kill the Gays" Bill.

TheCall Uganda: Anti-Gay American Evangelical Going to Inflame Hate in Uganda

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Waymon Hudson

The situation in Uganda continues to deteriorate as news now comes of more radical American Evangelicals going into the heated atmosphere of anti-gay hate to hold a huge homophobic rally.

Sam Brownback's Pastor Problem: Evangelical Extremist Lou Engle

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Waymon Hudson

Lou Engle is back in America and causing a major headache for Republican Senator Sam Brownback in the Kansas gubernatorial race.

American Evangelical Lou Engle Promotes 'Kill the Gays' Bill at Sunday's Rally in Uganda

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Waymon Hudson

Lou Engle has turned an already volatile situation into an untenable one where blood will most likely be spilled in the name of his extremism -- blood that will rest firmly on his hands.

Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Michael Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Solis

I don't underestimate Uganda's capacity to bring an end to social injustice. Progress is possible if we can come to understand that it is in no one's interest to condemn an innocent portion of the population.

Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill: An Insider's View

Paul LeGendre | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paul LeGendre

"In an attempt to determine the cause of my sexual variance, a dentist once asked me if there were witches in my family. In addition to my dentist's unwelcome inquiries, I've had my house set on fire."

Unmasking The American Prayer Hour

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

The American Prayer Hour, an alternative to the annual National Prayer Breakfast, takes place on the same day and is run by the secretive fundamentalist organization known as The Family. This shadowy group is directly tied to the notorious "Kill the Gays" bill in Uganda.

U.S. Congressmember Carolyn Maloney on Abhorrent Anti-Gay Legislation in Uganda

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Luce

On Thought Leaders and Global Citizens. U.S. Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney, representing Manhattan's Upper East Side, Roosevelt Island, and Wester...

Will Uganda Pass The Death Penalty For Gay Sex?

GlobalPost | Gregory Branch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda -- To many non-Ugandans, Uganda conjures up two sustaining images; One, a small, beautiful, landlocked east African nation, once calle...

Uganda: President Yoweri Museveni Wants Anti-Gay Bill To "Go Slow"

GlobalPost | Gregory Branch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After weeks of mounting domestic and international concern over the "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" currently before the Ugandan parliament, President Yower...