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International

Office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Urges Uganda’s President to Refrain from Signing Anti-Gay Bill

by Tanya Domi ● 2:00 PM December 27, 2013
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The UN High Commissioner’s Office in Geneva issued a statement today urging President Moweri Museveni to not sign the parliament’s recently passed anti-gay bill

Hate Crimes

Uganda: Parliament On Holiday, Returns Next Year For Kill The Gays Bill

by David Badash ● 9:06 AM December 14, 2012
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The Parliament of Uganda is about to go on Christmas holiday, returning in February, and the Kill The Gays bill is slated to be taken up then.

Bigotry Watch

Fischer: ‘There Is No Kill The Gays Bill In Uganda — Doesn’t Exist’

by David Badash ● 11:49 AM November 29, 2012
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Bryan Fischer falsely claims, “The bill in Uganda that makes homosexual behavior against the law, it does not have a death penalty for gays in it.” It does.

News

US Official’s Comments Suggest Death Penalty Not Removed From Uganda Kill The Gays Bill

by David Badash ● 7:40 PM November 27, 2012
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Comments made by a U.S. official suggest the death penalty may not have been removed from Uganda’s Kill The Gays bill, based on a report at The Washington Blade.

News

Human Rights Group Asks Obama To Help Stop Uganda’s Kill The Gays Bill

by David Badash ● 12:33 PM November 27, 2012
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Human Rights First, an international human rights group, is calling on President Obama and Hillary Clinton to help stop Uganda’s Kill The Gays bill from becoming law.

Bigotry Watch

Scott Lively: I Will Be ‘Plundering’ Progressive Base To Win Governor Race

by David Badash ● 5:29 PM November 26, 2012
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Religious extremist Scott Lively linked to Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” bill, says he will be “plundering” the Progressive base to win the Massachusetts governor’s race.

Bigotry Watch

American Family Association Leader Praises Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Law

by David Badash ● 9:28 PM November 25, 2012
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Bryan Fischer, the public face of the certified anti-gay hate group, American Family Association, Sunday came out in favor of Uganda’s anti-homosexuality law.

International

Uganda Expert: ‘Death Penalty Has Not Been Dropped’ From Kill The Gays Bill

by David Badash ● 10:39 AM November 23, 2012
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A Uganda expert says the death penalty has not been dropped from the “Kill THe Gays” bill, despite reports from Ugandan politicians and the media.

News

Lawmaker: Uganda ‘Kill The Gays’ Bill Will Become Law Soon As ‘Christmas Gift’

by David Badash ● 9:18 AM November 12, 2012
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Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, says the internationally-controversial “Kill The Gays” bill will become law soon as a “Christmas gift” to Ugandans.

International

U.S. State Department Responds To Uganda’s Kill The Gays Bill

by David Badash ● 6:18 PM May 10, 2011
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The Department of State spoke with The New Civil Rights Movement Tuesday to discuss its opposition to Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

Analysis

Clinton: “Disturbing Trend” of International Repression of LGBT People

by Tanya Domi ● 6:23 PM April 8, 2011
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In a new report, Secretary of State Clinton noted a “disturbing trend” of international repression of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.”