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NEWS: George Clooney, 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot', Chris Pratt, Uganda

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Jared Leto, Will Smith and Tom Hardy to bring their handsomeness to DC Comics' Suicide Squad. George Clooney and Downton Abbey collide. After 5 players on the St. Louis Rams entered the field on Sunday signalling a "hands up, don't....

Wait, some of America's most anti-gay, over-the-top activists couldn't stop equality in Finland? Shocker.

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

MassResistance is one of the most hysterically anti-LGBT organizations working in the states. Scott Lively is internationally infamous for his work in Uganda and elsewhere. For some reason these folks thought they had some capital in Finland: [MassResistance] They're at...

Homosexual Haters: Uganda Lawmaker Says Western Foreigners Adopt African Kids To Make Them Gay

Wait… What!? Uganda Lawmaker Says Foreigners Adopt Kids To Make Them Gay Via Think Progress reports: Ugandan lawmakers are once again considering a bill that would heighten punishments for not only homosexual acts, but for any LGBT advocacy. Ugandan

Top Uganda Lawmaker: Foreigners Adopt Kids To Recruit Them Into Homosexuality

The lawmaker who forced the last Anti-Homosexuality Law through in Uganda is fear-mongering again in support of another anti-gay bill. The post Top Uganda Lawmaker: Foreigners Adopt Kids To Recruit Them Into Homosexuality appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Dirty Cops Around The World

Charles Kenny highlights the harm they do: In countries including Uganda, South Africa, Mexico, Thailand, Nigeria and Indonesia, more people pay a bribe to a policeman every year than to any other government service provider including health professionals, teachers, utility workers, the judiciary or tax and land records officers. Police are the most common or […]

Philanthropy is... following your heart!

By: Elizabeth Bagger Some years ago, I realised that if I was going to fulfil my childhood dream of volunteering overseas, it was now or never. Six months later, I was on my way to Uganda, having left my job and my life in London behind. The...Show More Summary

The New Anti-Gay Bill Proposed By The Ugandan Parliament

The Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014, passed by the parliament of Uganda was a bill that sought to criminalize the practice and culture of homosexuality in Uganda. The bill was previously and colloquially known as the 'Kill the Gays bill' because the bill previously proposed the death penalty, as a punishment, for the practice of homosexuality. Show More Summary

Young People Most Affected by HIV Finally Gain Seat at the Table

Link Up aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of more than one million young people living with and most affected by HIV in Bangladesh, Burundi, Ethiopia, Myanmar and Uganda. Here's a group of young people above in Ethiopia. Show More Summary

GiveDirectly

Consider GiveDirectly this holiday season for your charitable giving. As you may recall, GiveDirectly was started by four economists and it gives money directly to the very poor in Kenya and Uganda. GiveDirectly is a top-rated charity by GiveWell. The founders are committed to providing independent, randomized controlled trials of its process. One RCT has […]

The Power of the Pro-Life Message at Work in Uganda

We usually think of our mission of changing hearts and minds in a relatively parochial sense—reaching the people we encounter in person, or even in a radio or news interview. But sometimes our reach goes way beyond our expectations. Recently, one of our Chicago area activists, Wanda, asked if we would be willing to contribute […]

Uganda Awarded 2017 World Cross Country Championships Despite Fears Of Harsh New Anti-Gay Law - VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Despite its severe anti-gay laws, Uganda has become the latest country to be awarded a major sporting event

African Youth Launch New Alliance Against Gender Violence

There were eight of them from Botswana, the DRC, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Uganda. Changu had worked in a women's shelter. Brian used sports to teach alternatives to violence. Jestina, Faith, Mweta, and Samuel were sexual and reproductive health educators and advocates. Show More Summary

Nanny Caught Beating Toddler Gets Brutal Payback From Angry Dad (VIDEO)

Post by Kiri Blakeley. A nanny is being charged with attempted murder after being caught on video brutally beating an 18-month-old girl. The girl, Arnella Kamanzi, lived with her family in Uganda, and just like here, parents sometimes set up nanny cams to keep an eye on their children. Show More Summary

UGANDA: Lawmakers To Pass Anti-Gay Bill As "Christmas Gift" To Nation

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Via Reuters: Drafters of a revised anti-gay law want parliament to pass it in time to be a "Christmas gift" for Ugandans, a lawmaker said on Friday, after a controversial earlier version was quashed because of legal technicalities. Legislation...Show More Summary

Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Far From Home’ featuring Africa’s First Olympic Snowboarder

Far From Home: Uganda to the Tetons follows Brolin Mawejje on his quest to become Uganda’s – and Africa’s – first Olympic snowboarder. Born in Kampala, Uganda, Brolin endured a tumultuous journey of rejection and acceptance before… The post Watch the Official Trailer for ‘Far From Home’ featuring Africa’s First Olympic Snowboarder appeared first on Highsnobiety.

New anti-gay bill drawn up in Uganda

Legislation to focus on outlawing "promotion" of homosexuality and proposes jail terms of seven years, politicians say.

Brolin Mawejje Travels Far From Home

Two years in the making, Far From Home Movie tells the story of Brolin Mawejje and his bout to become Africa’s first Olympic snowboarder. Born in Kampala, Uganda, Brolin’s life has been a tumultuous journey of highs and lows, rejection and acceptance. With the support of his community, Brolin is realizing his potential as an […]

Uganda: Vodafone to grow presence

Vodafone has signed a deal with African telecoms provider Afrimax to provide voice and data services under the Vodafone Uganda brand, to increase the British cellular company’s its presence on the continent. ||| VODAFONE has signed a...Show More Summary

Patrick Speaks

Born deaf in a remote area of Uganda, 15-year old Patrick Otema and the people around him never learned sign language, so he’s never had a conversation. That is until instructor Raymond Okkelo arrived. Video with captions here.

Uganda May Pass New Law Criminalizing the Promotion of Sodomy

Uganda is preparing to introduce new anti-homosexuality legislation that will punish the promotion of unnatural acts, a government minister revealed. Gay activists, however, are calling the proposed law even more draconian than one that...Show More Summary

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