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Great News On Trans Health

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.17.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stor...

Will Uganda's Anti-Gay Law Be Re-Issued After Being Struck Down?

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2014 | Gay Voices

(Adds gay rights campaigner) By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA, Aug 12 (Reuters) - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni wants ...

Finally Some Good News For LGBT Ugandans

Posted 08.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stor...

Gay Men Caught Engaging In Acts 'Against The Order Of Nature' To Stand Trial

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 05.08.2014 | Gay Voices

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Ugandan court on Wednesday started hearing the case against two Ugandans accused of engaging in gay sex, the first trial of...

Why This Gay Rights Activist Is Fearing For His Safety -- And His Life

AP | PAIGE SUTHERLAND | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices

BOSTON (AP) — Fearing prison or even death, an openly gay activist from Uganda is seeking asylum in the United States since his home country toughen...

Anti-Gay Pastor Known For 'Eat The Poo-Poo' Lecture In Hot Water For Incredibly Ironic Reason

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Anti-homosexuality Pastor Martin Ssempa, perhaps best known for his so-called "eat the poo-poo" lecture, is now being accused of promoting homosexual ...

LOOK: Beautiful Photo Series Reveals The Faces Of LGBT Struggle In Uganda

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.15.2014 | Gay Voices

From photographer Daniella Zalcman comes an incredible photo series that documents some of the most prominent activists living and working in Uganda. ...

Americans Really Hate Uganda's New Anti-Gay Law -- A Lot

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 04.09.2014 | Gay Voices

A majority of Americans approve of suspending U.S. financial aid to Uganda to protest the African nation's stringent new anti-gay law, a new HuffPost/...

WATCH: Being LGBT In One Of The World's Most Homophobic Places

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Widely understood to be one of the most homophobic places in the world, Uganda is a dangerous place to be openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgende...

What Does Uganda's President Think Of His Country's Anti-Gay Law?

Agence France Presse | Emmanuel Leroux-Nega | Posted 03.29.2014 | Gay Voices

Uganda's tough new anti-gay law prompted stiff criticism and aid cuts by Western donors, and the East African nation is now facing a heavy diplomatic ...

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...

WATCH: Excommunicated Priest: American Missionaries Feed LGBT Hate In Uganda

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.16.2013 | Religion

Bishop Christopher Senyonjo was excommunicated from the Church of Uganda for his opposition to the country's severe culture of homophobia, but that ha...

Facebook Removes Anti-Gay Page Outing Ugandan Citizens

Posted 01.07.2013 | Gay Voices

A controversial Facebook page aimed at outing gay Ugandans has been removed, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) has confirmed. ...

Michelangelo Signorile

Ugandan Activist: I'd Be 'Sentenced To Death' If Anti-Gay Bill Passes

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.02.2012 | Gay 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 ...

An Interview with Frank Mugisha, LGBT Freedom Fighter in Uganda

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 01.14.2012 | Gay 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.

Uganda Anti-Gay Bill Could Become Law, Possibly Without Death Penalty Provision

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 06.26.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda — The Ugandan parliamentarian behind an anti-gay bill that attracted worldwide condemnation said the most controversial part of ...

'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.

Gay In Uganda: One Couple's Story

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pepe Julian Onziema looks great in a suit. Tall and lanky, she doesn't slouch to hide her height and doesn't apologize for her boyish figure. Or for a...