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Uganda's Attack on Gays -- Down to the Wire

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 07.11.2011 | World
Emma Ruby-Sachs

It's been a tense 48 hours -- just days ago it looked like the Ugandan Parliament was going to use mounting violence in the streets over a potentially rigged election to force a monstrous anti-gay bill through Parliament.

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 ...

Stand On The Side Of Love: Responding To The Cry For Help From Uganda

Rev. Marlin Lavanhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Marlin Lavanhar

It doesn't matter to me whether we share the same country, culture, color or creed. I want to know if you will stand with me if I call you in the middle of the night.

New Abortion Laws And The Moral Slippery Slope

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
G. Elijah Dann

The moral life isn't one where we cherry-pick our moral issues, selecting our principles where it is convenient, avoiding situations where those same moral principles become inconvenient,

Meeting David Kato: His Courage Is a Model for Our Leaders

Richmond Blake and Rafaela Zuidema | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richmond Blake and Rafaela Zuidema

Two weeks ago, we spoke to Ugandan LGBT rights activist David Kato at length, and were struck by his passion and courage in the face of such extreme hatred.

Osteen, Haggard And Piers Morgan: Strange Bedfellows

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

We cannot rely exclusively on scripture or tradition for understanding sexual and gender identity today.

Ugandan Tragedy, Human Rights, and US Foreign Aid

Serra Sippel | Posted 06.17.2011 | World
Serra Sippel

While the U.S. has condemned egregious examples of rights-violating policies in Uganda, it still funds HIV interventions that are inherently anti-LGBT and anti-woman.

Ugandan Gay Activist Brutally Slain

AP/The Huffington Post | MAX DELANY and GODFREY OLUKYA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A prominent Ugandan gay rights activist whose picture was published by an anti-gay newspaper next to the words "Hang Them...

Gay Hero Murdered in Uganda -- It's Time for the U.S. to Act

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Yesterday, David Kato, a gay man in Uganda, was bludgeoned to death in his own home by a neighbor with a hammer. It's time that the U.S. government take action to force Uganda to protect human rights.

Uganda Rules Media Can't 'Out' Gays

AP | GODFREY OLUKYA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda's High Court has ruled that the media should not publish the names and photos of gay Ugandans following a vitriolic cam...

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.

The Truth Will Make Us Free: A Queer Year in Review

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

As the groundbreaking events of 2010 have demonstrated, it is the truth of the fundamental goodness of LGBT people and our lives that will make us free.

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...

A Bile of Prejudice Hindering Ugandan Progression

Robert Carmona-Borjas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Carmona-Borjas

This proposed anti-homosexuality law has drawn international rebuke precisely due to the threat of these rights being stripped and indeed if processed in to law, would cause Uganda's light to dim.

The Kuchu Beehive

Mark Canavera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Canavera

Despite a penal code that criminalizes homosexual acts with penalties of upwards of 10 years of imprisonment, Uganda has witnessed an astounding flowering of gay and lesbian organizations in recent years.

Supporter of Uganda's anti-gay bill joins 'Truth Academy'

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

Anti-gay activist Peter LaBarbera has a new "instructor" for his upcoming anti-gay training conference - Cliff Kincaid. From People for the Americ...

A Call for Violence Answered in Uganda: Gay Activist Found Beheaded

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Waymon Hudson

One cannot help but draw the connection between the murder of Ugandan LGBT rights activist Pasikali Kashusbe and the recent calls for violence and bloodshed from American Evangelicals visiting Uganda in support of the "Kill the Gays" Bill.

Family Research Council evades regarding Ugandan anti-gay bill lobbying efforts

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

The Family Research Council last week released a statement denying that the organization lobbied to undermine a resolution which would have denounce...

Family Research Council Accused of Undermining Support for Resolution Against Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

The Family Research Council claims to stand against the lgbt community because it believes in "traditional morality." This seems to include opposition to a resolution denouncing the Ugandan "kill the gays" bill:

'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.

American Evangelical Lou Engle Promotes 'Kill the Gays' Bill at Sunday's Rally in Uganda

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Waymon Hudson

Lou Engle has turned an already volatile situation into an untenable one where blood will most likely be spilled in the name of his extremism -- blood that will rest firmly on his hands.

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...

Puritanism is Deadly Policy: US Fed Homophobia in Uganda Must Stop

Dr. Paul Semugoma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Paul Semugoma

In Africa, what most of us know about homosexuality is that it's a political taboo. I did all my medical training in Africa. I was used to wards filled with patients, male and female, dying of AIDS.

God Loves Uganda: My Challenge to the Fundamentalist Christian Right

Roger Ross Williams | Posted 06.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Roger Ross Williams

Rather than argue that my film is persecuting them, evangelicals should speak out against violence and intolerance. I encourage evangelical Christian leaders to embrace the heroes of my film, who are in fact faith leaders who are spreading a Christian message.