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Uganda Kill the Gays

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...

LGBT Targets Don't Only Reside in Russia

Daniel Davidson | Posted 10.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Daniel Davidson

As we focus our immediate efforts on the Olympics and Russia, we should remain mindful of the numerous other nations in which LGBT people face even greater, life-threatening persecution and devise strategies to impact their nations as well.

How Beyoncé And Rihanna Saved An African Gay Rights Activist's Life

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 04.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

Ellen Chademana was in the worst place you could be in her home country of Zimbabwe: the Harare Central Remand Prison. The rotting jail was dark and overcrowded, with no toilets or running water. Her offense? Her work with Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ).

The Most Terrifying Film Of The Year Premieres At Sundance

Joe Mirabella | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Mirabella

Directed by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams, the documentary examines the relationship between American evangelical churches, their missionaries and anti-gay laws in Africa, like Uganda's so-called "kill the gays" bill.

NYC Action At Ugandan Mission Against 'Kill The Gays' Bill

Todd Fernandez | Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Todd Fernandez

At noon on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, human rights activists will hold a peaceful protest outside the Uganda Mission at 336 East 45th Street, to help stop the "kill the gays" bill now topping the Ugandan parliament's agenda thanks to human rights offender Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.

Dear Salvation Army: Time To Condemn Uganda's 'Kill The Gays' Bill

Wayne Self | Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

Your silence is particularly disturbing given your organization's global influence. You've had a presence in Uganda since 1931. Your words have weight there; it's time you used them. In fact, it's time for you to clearly and publicly condemn the "kill the gays" bill in Uganda.

Obama And Clinton Must Again Speak Out Against Uganda's 'Kill The Gays' Bill

John Becker | Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

If the bill passes and American assistance continues to flow into Uganda uninterrupted, it will send a message to Uganda and other anti-gay countries across the globe that American statements of support for LGBT human rights abroad are totally toothless -- mere words.

Uganda 'Kill the Gays' Bill Could Be Voted On Any Day

Joe Mirabella | Posted 01.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Mirabella

The bill has been scheduled for an "order of business to follow" and could be voted on this week. It is expected to easily pass, and then it will be up to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to veto the bill. Join All Out and Ugandans by calling for a presidential veto of the bill immediately.

Catholic Bishops Suddenly Silent As LGBT Ugandans Face Possible Death

John Becker | Posted 01.15.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

How are the Catholic bishops in America -- so eager to engage in anti-gay politicking at home -- reacting to their Ugandan colleagues' endorsement of a bill that would bring horror, persecution and bloodshed to Uganda's LGBT community? With stone-cold silence, that's how.

Pride and Persecution: LGBT Global Love

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

I write about the hatred of LGBT people in Eastern Europe by religious and governmental authorities. I write about Jamaica where hating gays is a popular topic for music lyrics and where murders are escalating. Pride and persecution are both real. We rejoice in the good and confront the evil.

'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.

Uganda, Gay Rights and the Mandates of Compassion

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

Some high-profile pastors and religious leaders in the United States used their influence to pressure Ugandan religious and political leaders to criminalize homosexual behavior and make an example of the Malawian gay couple.