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Persecuting Uganda's LGBT People Must Have Consequences: Target the Culprits Not the Population

Kevin Childs | Posted 05.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Kevin Childs

Simon Lokodo's been active in trying to close down LGBT organizations but is most famous for his flamboyantly absurd homophobic statements, having gone on record to say that the rape of under-age girls by men is the 'natural' way and more acceptable than homosexuality.

War Dispatches

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 04.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The madness never stops, but we can pull back from it on occasion to count our blessings. That is a luxury our brothers and sisters in Sochi and Lagos and Kampala might like to taste.

Into the Heart Of Darkness? Uganda and Nigeria Pass Anti-Homosexuality Laws

Kevin Childs | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Kevin Childs

What has happened in Uganda and Nigeria this Christmas is a tragedy for those who are trapped by unjust laws, singled out to be scapegoats by hatred and bigotry. Everything must be done now to draw good people in Africa and elsewhere towards the honorable side of history.

The Bait of Christian Fundamentalism in Africa

Michael Mungai | Posted 10.24.2011 | World
Michael Mungai

Struggling to survive, I would go to nearby evangelical churches looking for food and clothes. To receive assistance, you had to be "born again." I became "born again" more than seven times, hopping from one church to another in search of food.

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.

The "Kill the Gays" Bill is Back

Paul LeGendre | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul LeGendre

Uganda is one of 83 countries where homosexuality is criminalized. If a proposed bill were to pass, it would become the eighth country where it is punishable by death.

International House Of Bigotry

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

Dear Ugandan Christians: Stop Torturing Your Citizens

Joseph Ward III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Joseph Ward III

Today, many across the world are mourning the loss of David Kato, an outspoken gay rights advocate in Uganda who was brutally beaten with a hammer and murdered in his home.

How To Stop The Perfect Storm Of Hate In Uganda

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

I hope you will take five minutes and help save the lives of millions of people who will fall out of protection if Uganda passes the death penalty for the LGBTI community.

Would Jesus Discriminate?: Responding To Uganda's Gay Death Penalty Bill

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

If David Bahati succeeds in passing the death penalty for homosexuals in Uganda, we will have allowed him to set the gold standard for wide-spread consumer adoption of sanctioned genocide of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Stop the Anti-Gay Purge in Uganda

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wayne Besen

An American fundamentalist group has a strategic choice to make between an influential National Prayer Breakfast each February in Washington, or its Anti-Homosexuality Bill becoming law in Uganda. It cannot have both.

Rachel Maddow: A Portrait of Courage and Self Discipline

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

I am thankful to Rachel Maddow for having the courage to stand up for the truth and the self discipline to keep her cool in an infuriating interview over the "Kill the Gays" bill.

Maddow Interviews Author Of Ugandan 'Kill The Gays Bill'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow devoted almost half of her Wednesday show to a lengthy interview with David Bahati, author of the infamous bill in the Ugandan Parliamen...

Anti-Gay Bill In Uganda Stalls After Local And International Opposition

GlobalPost | Gregory Branch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda -- Uganda's "Anti-Homosexuality Bill," which raised a worldwide uproar over its death penalty for gay sex, has stalled in parliamentar...

Exclusive: American Evangelical Lou Engle in Uganda (VIDEO)

Mariana van Zeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mariana van Zeller

In March 2009, three American evangelicals traveled to Uganda to headline an anti-gay conference. Soon after, legislation was proposed that would make...

Exporting Hate: Public Television's In The Life Examines Anti-Gay Legislation In Uganda

Eleanor Moonier | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eleanor Moonier

In The Life looks at The Fellowship Foundation and other powerful evangelicals using their political and financial influence to export an anti-gay agenda to Uganda.

Uganda's Gays Fight Back Against Crackdown

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Gregory Branch KAMPALA, Uganda -- Even as Uganda's parliament considers the Anti-Homosexuality Bill -- which calls for the death penalty for som...

Unmasking The American Prayer Hour

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

The American Prayer Hour, an alternative to the annual National Prayer Breakfast, takes place on the same day and is run by the secretive fundamentalist organization known as The Family. This shadowy group is directly tied to the notorious "Kill the Gays" bill in Uganda.

David Bahati, Uganda Lawmaker Refuses To Withdraw Anti-Gay Bill

AP | GODFREY OLUKYA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda — A Ugandan lawmaker on Friday refused to withdraw proposed legislation that would impose the death penalty for some gays and le...

Will Uganda Pass The Death Penalty For Gay Sex?

GlobalPost | Gregory Branch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda -- To many non-Ugandans, Uganda conjures up two sustaining images; One, a small, beautiful, landlocked east African nation, once calle...