President wants to introduce new version of controversial anti-gay law that was earlier overturned, politician says.
In choosing State Sen Glenn Grothman on Tuesday, Wisconsin Republicans selected a congressional nominee who is anti-Martin Luther King Jr. Day and supported Uganda's anti-gay laws.
The anti-gay bill struck down last week in Uganda looks like it may actually -stay- dead. At least for now. The post Uganda’s President Looks Like He’s Backing Down On His Country’s Anti-LGBT Bill appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Via the Associated Press: President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda is urging parliamentarians not to rush to reintroduce a controversial anti-gay law that was invalidated earlier this month, saying the measure is not a priority and could hurt the country’s economic development. Show More Summary
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Kampala (AFP) - Ugandan lawmakers will vote on reinstating a severe anti-gay law just weeks after it was scrapped by the country's constitutional court, the parliamentary speaker said on Tuesday.
By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni wants to issue a watered-down version of a divisive anti-gay law, stripping out tough penalties for consenting adults, a ruling party lawmaker said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Writer, editor, and photographer Douglas Cruickshank talks about retiring to Uganda, his new book Somehow: Living on Uganda Time, and the perils of writing about Africa as a Westerner.
Thu 20 Nov Off the back of her US tour, Chelsea Handler, the host of late-night talk show Chelsea Lately, is bringing it to Australia for a limited set of dates....
Taking their cues from Uganda, The Republican Liberty Party of Kenya has drafted their very own version of the "Kill the Gays" bill that calls for public death by stoning for "aggravated homosexuality," which is defined as "committing the acts...
About 200 LGBTQ Ugandans celebrated the court ruling on saturday. read more
Uganda's anti-homosexuality law is dead -- for now -- so the LGBT community in Uganda is celebrating. The post PHOTOS: Ugandans Defy Government Intolerance To Hold Gay Pride Rally appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Six months after President Yoweri Museveni signs a draconian antigay bill into law, and less than two weeks after that law was overturned, (invitation-only) Uganda Pride goes off without a hitch. read more
Via Agency Press France: Dancing and waving rainbow-coloured flags, Ugandan activists held their first gay pride rally Saturday since the overturning of a tough anti-homosexuality law, which authorities have appealed. This event is to bring us together. Show More Summary
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TRIBE, a social business that works with women in Uganda to help them sell their wares, is teaming up with L.A. jewelry brand TOMTOM to sell limited edition necklaces. Each piece combines the signature hand-rolled paper beads of TRIBE craftswomn together with tiny geometric brass beads that reflect the architectural aesthetic of TOMTOM Jewelry. Show More Summary
On Saturday, Uganda's LGBT and ally community marched through the lakeside town of Entebbe - the third annual gay pride celebration and the first public event since a Ugandan court invalidated the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act last week. The AP reports:...
Uganda is investigating the possibility that one of its citizens has the Ebola virus that has been sweeping through West Africa. A Uganda health ministry spokesperson said, “There is a suspected case, samples have been taken from the...Show More Summary
The decision shows Ugandans are not his 'puppets,' says the antigay minister, who is being sued for spreading homophobia in the nation. read more