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Here's How Jay-Z Can Help Uganda's LGBT Community

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

Outspoken advocate Frank Mugisha sounded off on the state of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in his native Uganda. "I get thr...

Who Are We to Judge a Country Like Uganda?

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

I think that before 2009 few people around the world knew what the Ugandan people are like, with little media attention to the country following a bru...

Faces Of Faith: What Do Religious Leaders In Uganda Really Think About LGBT Rights?

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

When we talk about the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in Uganda, it tends to always be in terms of religion-bas...

'You Can Overrule [An Anti-Gay] Law, But You Can't Overrule The Mind'

AP | CORINNE CHIN | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — When a Ugandan court overturned the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act this month, rights activists worldwide claimed a victory....

Great News On Trans Health

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

Finally Some Good News For LGBT Ugandans

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...

Why Uganda's Anti-Gay Ruling Is 'Deeply Flawed'

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Human Rights Watch is criticizing a Ugandan court's decision against gay activists who sued a Ugandan official for violating ...

Nigeria's Surprise Gay Move

AP | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian Shariah court has freed two men accused of gay sex and belonging to a homosexual club, saying the prosecution fail...

John Kerry To Send Homosexuality 'Experts' To Tackle Uganda Anti-Gay Law

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Tuesday U.S. plans to send homosexuality "experts" to Uganda to discuss the country’s new Anti-Homosexual...

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

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

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

Uganda's Anti-Gay Law Prompts Court Petition

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* Opponents say law violates constitutionally rights, freedoms * Western donors have cut aid to protest the law * Telec...

Jennifer Bendery

Senator Wants To Cut Off Funds To Uganda Over New Anti-Gay Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) said Tuesday that he will oppose any new funding for the Uganda government until the United States reviews it...

Uganda Responds To Obama's Remarks On Nation's Anti-Gay Law

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

* Obama says law would complicate relations with Uganda * U.S. sends more than $400 million a year to Uganda * Homosexua...

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

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

Don't Make Dialogue Illegal: Standing Up for Persecuted LGBT in Uganda

Jim Wallis | Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion
Jim Wallis

The fact that those being persecuted on the margins of society, in this case gay and lesbian people in Uganda, should mean that Christians should give extra attention to protecting and standing up for them.