Topics :: Sexual Minorities Uganda

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Appeals Court Allows Lawsuit Against Anti-Gay Scott Lively to Proceed

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 10
A federal appeals court ruled that the lawsuit against anti-gay pastor Scott Lively for crimes against humanity will be allowed to proceed.

Uganda Lawmakers To Fast-Track New Anti-Gay Bill

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
After an embarrassing defeat of the Uganda Parliament earlier this year by the Constitutional Court, legislators now say they will return on November 4, determined to fast-track a new anti-gay bill.

Six LGBT Ugandans Reportedly Stoned to Death

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 20
Human rights activists are still trying to confirm whether six LGBT Ugandans were reportedly stoned to death last weekend in rural Uganda.

Ugandan Gays Hold Pride Parade

INTERNATIONAL | By Rodney Muhumuza | Aug 9
Scores of Ugandan homosexuals and their supporters are holding a gay pride parade on a beach in the lakeside town of Entebbe.

Days After Repeal of Anti-Gay Law, Uganda's President Meets Obamas

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 6
President Barack Obama and his first Lady Michelle Obama have set LGBT activists in an uproar after meeting with Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni just days after the repeal of the draconian anti-gay law.

Will Lesbian, Raped By Uncle to ’Cure’ Her, Be Forced to Return to Uganda?

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 10
A lesbian from Uganda who has been getting care in the UK after her uncle raped her to ’cure’ her of being gay, got a second chance today when officials told her that she wouldn’t be getting on the plane back to her country.

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda’s New Law

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.

Bishop Terry Angel Mason on HIV and Uganda

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
Bishop Terry Angel Mason wants to make the world safe for LGBTs, here and in Uganda. But first, he needs to get his family safely out.

U.S. to Take Immediate Action on Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 24
The Obama Administration has briefed key members of Congress on immediate steps the U.S. would take in reviewing all U.S. funded programs in Uganda.

Gay Rights Activist Challenge Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 12
Gay rights activists have banded together to challenge Uganda’s anti-gay law in the Constitutional Court, saying it violates people’s basic human rights.

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