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Uganda Anti Gay Law

An Anti-Gay 'Christmas Gift' On The Way For Uganda?

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Drafters of a revised anti-gay law want parliament to pass it in time to be a "Christ...

Anti-Gay Law Could Have International Consequences For Uganda, President Warns

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* Ruling party considering re-introducing law * Court quashed anti-gay law on a technicality By Elias Biryabarema ...

U.S. Cuts Aid To Uganda, Cancels Military Exercise Over Anti-Gay Law

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday cut aid to Uganda, imposed visa restrictions and ca...

U.S. To Announce Measures Against Uganda For Anti-Gay Law

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 19 (Reuters) - The United States is set to announce new measures against Uganda on Thursday in response to the signing of a law by ...

Are Things About To Get EVEN WORSE For Uganda's Gay Community?

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* New law seeks more control on NGO finance, political comment * Critics say law would further erode civil liberties By...

LOOK: Gay Activist Goes To Great Heights For LGBT Equality

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A California business owner and rights activist went to great heights to make a statement in support of Uganda's embattled lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

This Gay Teen Was Thrown Out Of His Home, Arrested And Tortured

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family A few weeks ago, I told the story of a teen named Corey who was driven from his birth home when his parents found ...

Ugandan First Lady: Cows Aren't Gay So How Can Humans Be?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The First Lady of Uganda made some bizarre claims this week about why she believes same-sex attraction is unnatural. During a speech in which she r...

U.S. Evangelicals Forced On The Defensive Following Uganda's Anti-Gay Laws

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 03.07.2014 | Religion

(RNS) American evangelicals are denouncing a new Uganda law that criminalizes homosexuality, reiterating a position that many have held for years but ...

Ghanian Cardinal Denounces Uganda's Anti-Gay Law

AP | Posted 03.04.2014 | Religion

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — A Vatican cardinal has criticized Uganda's anti-gay law and called for the repeal of its severe penalties. Cardinal Pet...

'I Understand We Have A Group Of Homosexuals In This Country'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe will boycott next week's mammoth EU-Africa summit after his wife was not invited, a foreign ministry official said ...

John Kerry Likens Uganda Anti-Gay Law To Anti-Semitism, Apartheid

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday likened new anti-gay legislation in Uganda that imposes harsh penalti...

WITCH HUNT: Uganda Paper Names 'Top 200' Homosexuals'

AP | By RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 04.26.2014 | Media

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country's "200 top" gays, outing some Ugandans and raising...

Activists Fault U.S. On Africa's Anti-Gay Laws

AP | ROBBIE COREY-BOULET and RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Last month, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni met in his office with a team of U.S.-based rights activists concerned about leg...

Susan Rice Urges Ugandan President Not To Sign Anti-Gay Law

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's national security adviser urged Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday not to sign an a...

Uganda's Gays See Progress In Public Opinion War

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

KAMPALA, Uganda -- Four years ago Frank Mugisha begged his colleagues to join him for his first demonstration in support of gay rights in Uganda. Only...

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

Bridgit Antoinette Evans | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

International House Of Bigotry

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

It is time that anti-gay evangelicals realize that just as we have fought back against bigotry here, we can do so in Uganda.

Cliff Kincaid's International Gay-Bashing

Terry Krepel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Terry Krepel

Is AIM president Don Irvine pleased with Cliff Kincaid's hijacking of his group into a virulently anti-gay group? With no apparent effort to stop or even temper Kincaid's vitriol, one must assume so.

Would Obama Speak For a KKK Prayer Breakfast?

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Would President Obama speak at a prayer breakfast organized by the KKK? Would Jim Wallis and other "progressive" Christians attend? Then what will th...

Mr. President, It's Time to Be a "Fierce Advocate" for Gay Ugandans

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joan E. Dowlin

Uganda is about to pass an anti-gay bill that could result in the execution of homosexuals. President Obama, I ask you to speak out against this atrocious bill.

Rick Warren Publicly Condemns Uganda Anti-Gay Law (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pastor Rick Warren, after weeks of avoiding the issue, has publicly condemned a Ugandan law that makes it legal to give people the death penalty just ...