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Uganda Anti Gay Bill

Uganda 'Kill the Gays' Bill Could Be Voted On Any Day

Joe Mirabella | Posted 01.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Mirabella

The bill has been scheduled for an "order of business to follow" and could be voted on this week. It is expected to easily pass, and then it will be up to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to veto the bill. Join All Out and Ugandans by calling for a presidential veto of the bill immediately.

My Time Down And (Oh-So-Minimally) Out In Uganda

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 01.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Ken Schneck, PhD

The proposed anti-gay law does not, and should not, define a people. During my past few weeks in Uganda, I engaged as many citizens as possible in conversation about this legislation. Their responses helped contextualize a people that our media paints in only the broadest of strokes.

Catholic Bishops Suddenly Silent As LGBT Ugandans Face Possible Death

John Becker | Posted 01.15.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

How are the Catholic bishops in America -- so eager to engage in anti-gay politicking at home -- reacting to their Ugandan colleagues' endorsement of a bill that would bring horror, persecution and bloodshed to Uganda's LGBT community? With stone-cold silence, that's how.

Fighting Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Laws... With A Pen

Bridgit Antoinette Evans | Posted 04.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Bridgit Antoinette Evans

She wasn't arrested. Still, Ugandan writer Judy Adong knew the risks when she organized a recent reading of her play, Just You, Me, and the Silence, about her country's anti-homosexuality laws.

Ugandan Parliament Acts to Legalize Hate Against the LGBTI Community

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
Kerry Kennedy

If we support the human and civil rights of our LGBTI citizens in the United States, we must also vigorously advocate against the passage of this bill and act to stop state-sanctioned homophobia from taking root in any country.

Uganda Government Distances Itself From Anti-Gay Bill

AP | By RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.09.2012 | Gay Voices

KAMPALA, Uganda -- Uganda's government does not support a parliamentarian's decision to reintroduce a bill that originally proposed the death penalty ...

David Kato: A Hero of Hope

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 03.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

One year ago we lost a hero: David Kato was murdered in his home in Uganda. David did not become a hero because he died as an advocate for LGBT people; he was a hero because he lived for equality, despite death threats and despite all apparent odds.

What Is Next For The Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill? (UPDATE)

Warren Throckmorton, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2011 | World
Warren Throckmorton, Ph.D.

Nearly 2 million people have signed online petitions urging Uganda's politicians to reject the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. The bill would make all same-sex intimacy punishable by life in prison.

Uganda Reviews Controversial Anti-Gay Bill

AP | By GODFREY OLUKYA | Posted 07.09.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda -- A Ugandan parliament committee on Monday held a second day of hearings on a controversial anti-gay bill that attracted internationa...

Rachel Maddow Becoming Big Time Political Player

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan E. Dowlin

You know Rachel Maddow is becoming a big time player when the big shots at Fox News (Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck) start mentioning her on their programs.

'Missionaries of Hate' Puts Uganda Anti-Gay Bill on Center Stage

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alvin McEwen

This Wednesday night, Current TV's Vanguard series will be talking about Uganda's anti-homosexuality bill in a documentary entitled Missionaries of Hate.

Uganda Anti-Gay Legislation Condemned In Bipartisan Senate Resolution

POLITICO | Laura Rozen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A broad-based Senate coalition including Senators Russell Feingold (D-WI), Tom Coburn (R-OK), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Susan Collins (R-ME) have introdu...