A prominent LGBT activist in Uganda has been arrested and detained for more than 48 hours without being informed of the charges against him.
A gay retired British banker living in Uganda could face seven years’ imprisonment after his sexuality was made public by a Ugandan newspaper that unearthed a pornographic video from his laptop.
‘Mama Naomi’ was a popular figure in LGBT Uganda who openly supported her gay son.
Ugandan ethics minister Simon Lokodo says homosexuality is ‘bestiality’ in African culture.
Ask any LGBT rights activist to name the one person that they would pick as the community’s arch-nemesis, and the likely answer would be Scott Lively, a Springfield, Mass., evangelical pastor and part-time coffeehouse barista.
Journalist, radio presenter and blogger Peterson Ssendi discusses why some people in Uganda think ‘being gay is cursed, others think it’s criminal’.
International Criminal Court is considering whether those behind Anti-Homosexuality Bill in Uganda should be brought to justice.
TW: mention of hanging, extreme homophobia, murder/Global court to consider arresting author of Uganda’s ‘Kill the Gays’ bill
The International Criminal Court may arrest a Uganda MP who put forward the bill, a tabloid newspaper who called on the public to ‘hang’ gay people, and a pastor who shows gay porn to stir up hatred…
No one will speak for us people have mocked us and even laughed at us but we still stand strong Join hands reach a friend and tell them things will be fine. Bisexuals in Uganda growing strong amidst all challenges.
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I will say that religious propaganda in my country has increased the homophobia, although we had levels of homophobia before. Religious propaganda has increased it so much. But it was always there. The homophobia was introduced by the British, who came to Uganda and made it illegal for people to engage in same-sex acts. So I ask Ugandans, If there were no homosexuals, why would the British even need to create such a law?
A federal judge today overruled the American evangelical minister’s request to dismiss an international lawsuit contending that Lively violated human rights by stoking the antigay climate in Uganda.
Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, the head Uganda’s Anglican Church of Uganda, said that gay bishops are a “spiritual cancer” and do not belong in the Church.
Scott Lively (pictured at left), the evangelical pastor who was a central figure in the drafting of the “Kill The Gays” bill proposed in Uganda in 2009, is to stand trial in Massachusetts
In a first-of-its kind case brought by a Ugandan LGBTI advocacy organization against a prominent U.S. anti-gay extremist, a federal judge on Wednesday ruled that persecution on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is a crime against humanity and that the fundamental human rights of LGBTI people are protected under international law.
A Ugandan gay rights campaigner has told PinkNews that the Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament has faced criticism from elements of the country’s government who fear the Anti-Homosexuality Bill threatens aid revenue.