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Why Is the Media Ignoring Ted Cruz's Embrace of 'Kill the Gays' Pastor?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

It's 2015 and much of the media seem to accept, still, that LGBT people can be talked about this way at an event attended by presidential candidates and that it's not news.

International Community Condemns Arrests Amidst Media Crackdowns in Uganda

Joe Mirabella | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
Joe Mirabella

A peaceful demonstration of approximately 20 people from many civil society organisations was held at the Daily Monitor building on Thursday, May 23 to protest the crackdown. Police officers in riot gear broke up the march and arrested 5 attendees.

How Beyoncé And Rihanna Saved An African Gay Rights Activist's Life

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dr. Cindi Love

Ellen Chademana was in the worst place you could be in her home country of Zimbabwe: the Harare Central Remand Prison. The rotting jail was dark and overcrowded, with no toilets or running water. Her offense? Her work with Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ).

Anti-Gay Pastor Posts New 'Proof' Obama Is Homosexual

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An evangelical pastor, famous for his support of Uganda's so-called "Kill the Gays" bill, claims to have found further proof that President Obama is s...

Possible Pope Successor Has Defended Anti-Gay Legislation

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

One of the frontrunners to succeed Pope Benedict XVI has defended anti-gay legislation like Uganda's so-called "Kill the Gays" bill. GayStarNews no...

Award-Winning Filmmaker's New Project Connections Christianity To Uganda's Homophobia

Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams debuted his newest film, "God Loves Uganda", at the Sundance Film Festival over the weekend. T...

'Kill The Gays' Bill Supporter Says LGBT Equality Will Signal End Of Human Rights

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A controversial evangelical currently on trial for crimes against humanity has written a new online column in which he claims that same-sex marriage a...

Noah's Flood Caused By Wedding Songs For Homosexuals, Says Scott Lively

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Scott Lively, the embattled evangelist currently on trial for inciting human rights abuses against the LGBT community in Uganda, has doubled down on h...

WATCH: Conservative Firebrand Defends 'Kill The Gays' Bill Supporter

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.09.2013 | Religion

Bryan Fischer, a controversial mouthpiece for the conservative Christian American Family Association, voiced his support for embattled anti-homosexual...

Attorney: 'Kill The Gays' Supporter Deserves Charges

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Anti-gay activist Scott Lively had a day in court on Monday, in a pre-trial hearing over charges filed against him for his rhetoric and activism again...

American Supporter Of Uganda's Anti-Gay Movement On Trial For Crimes Against Humanity

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On Monday, Scott Lively will tell a federal court why he supports Uganda's extreme persecution of gays and lesbians. The U.S. evangelist and anti-g...

What Can I Do To Prevent Mass Murder?

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 02.19.2013 | Religion
Dr. Cindi Love

The loss of lives in Newtown bears upon all of us. It is a good time to reflect on our understanding and ability to influence the people and the climate through which mass murders and genocide emerge.

Who's Helping Finance Uganda's 'Kill The Gays' Bill? You Are

James Peron | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
James Peron

This repressive measure was born out of American Christian fundamentalism and corrupt politicians using anti-gay campaigns to divert attention from their own misrule. But how do these regimes survive? The U.S. government pours billions of your tax dollars into Uganda.

Michelangelo Signorile

Ugandan Activist: I'd Be 'Sentenced To Death' If Anti-Gay Bill Passes | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“If the law is passed the way it is right now, I would go to jail, and I would be killed,” said Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha, speaking from ...

Obama And Clinton Must Again Speak Out Against Uganda's 'Kill The Gays' Bill

John Becker | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John Becker

If the bill passes and American assistance continues to flow into Uganda uninterrupted, it will send a message to Uganda and other anti-gay countries across the globe that American statements of support for LGBT human rights abroad are totally toothless -- mere words.

Petition Calls For Banks To Condemn Uganda's 'Kill The Gays' Bill

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

More than 370,000 people have signed a petition calling on Citibank and Barclays to condemn Uganda's so-called "Kill the Gays" bill. In...

Abstinence-Only Educator With Ties To Homophobic Pastor Compares Sexually Active Teens to 'Dirty Shoes'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A school district in California found itself in hot water this week when the California District of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Gay-Str...

Pride and Persecution: LGBT Global Love

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

I write about the hatred of LGBT people in Eastern Europe by religious and governmental authorities. I write about Jamaica where hating gays is a popular topic for music lyrics and where murders are escalating. Pride and persecution are both real. We rejoice in the good and confront the evil.

An Interview with Frank Mugisha, LGBT Freedom Fighter in Uganda

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Darnell L. Moore

Frank Mugisha, the leader of Sexual Minorities Uganda, will receive two prestigious prizes this month in recognition of his tireless advocacy on behalf of LGBTQ Ugandans. We caught up with Frank to get his response to the news of the awards.

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.

Uganda, Gay Rights and the Mandates of Compassion

Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. Cindi Love

Some high-profile pastors and religious leaders in the United States used their influence to pressure Ugandan religious and political leaders to criminalize homosexual behavior and make an example of the Malawian gay couple.

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.