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Added on: 08/09/2023
08/08/2023
The World Bank said on Tuesday it would halt new lending to the Ugandan government after concluding that its anti-LGBTQ law, which has been condemned by many…

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Added on: 07/27/2023
07/26/2023
U.S. officials and those working in the HIV response in Uganda said they are already seeing the detrimental effects of the controversial anti-gay bill that Ugandan President…

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Added on: 07/27/2023
07/26/2023
Tensions ran high at the University of Cape Town on Monday evening as supporters of gay rights confronted members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) ahead of…

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Added on: 07/19/2023
07/18/2023
In the latest sign of rising homophobia in different African countries, a Kenyan opposition MP is leading a campaign for parliament to further criminalise the country’s small…

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Added on: 07/17/2023
07/16/2023
White Christian nationalists are exporting their American culture wars to Africa and getting people killed with “kill the gays” laws, and we see what they are doing….

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Added on: 07/14/2023
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on July 12 launched into a condemnation of Western attitudes on homosexuality during a visit to Uganda, which has just introduced some of…

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Added on: 07/10/2023
07/09/2023
When the US evangelical preacher and anti-LGBTQ+ crusader Scott Lively landed in Uganda in 2009 to warn of the “gay agenda”, he was arriving after a series…

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Added on: 06/07/2023
Uganda’s harsh new Anti-Homosexuality Act took effect on May 30, when it was published in the official Uganda Gazette. Human rights activists have filed two petitions challenging…

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Added on: 06/05/2023
05/31/2023
Anti-LGBTQ bills in Kenya and Uganda have unleashed an unprecedented wave of online disinformation targeting the community, with experts accusing political leaders of spreading falsehoods that put…

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Added on: 06/02/2023
06/01/2023
Uganda just enacted one of the world’s harshest anti-LGBTQ+ laws. Same-sex relations were already illegal there, but the new law goes much further, including life imprisonment for…

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Added on: 06/01/2023
05/31/2023
Uganda’s latest anti-Homosexuality law is one of the world’s most brutal legislations that seeks to restrict homosexual rights in Uganda and punish offenders. When lawmakers initially passed the bill in…

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Added on: 06/01/2023
05/31/2023
Anti-LGBTQ bills in Kenya and Uganda have unleashed an unprecedented wave of online disinformation targeting the community, with experts accusing political leaders of spreading falsehoods that put…

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Added on: 05/31/2023
05/30/2023
Leaders in Congress are forcefully condemning a sweeping new anti-gay law in Uganda, calling on the Biden administration to reconsider assistance to the East African nation. “Uganda’s…

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Added on: 05/30/2023
05/29/2023
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni signed one of the world’s toughest anti-LGBTQ laws, including the death penalty for “aggravated homosexuality”, drawing Western condemnation and risking sanctions from aid…

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Added on: 05/28/2023
05/27/2023
When Abdul was a teenager and coming to terms with being gay, he was attacked by a group of men. They mocked him with homophobic slurs and…

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Added on: 05/21/2023
05/20/2023
A Ugandan LGBT activist said on Friday they planned to return to their home country next week despite fears of reprisal after the approval of a new…

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Added on: 05/20/2023
05/19/2023
A Ugandan LGBT activist said on Friday they planned to return to their home country next week despite fears of reprisal after the approval of a new…

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Added on: 05/19/2023
05/18/2023
Koei lives in a permanent state of tension. A baby-faced young man in his early-20s, he works in an insurance agency on the outskirts of Nairobi, the…

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Added on: 05/09/2023
05/08/2023
Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, if signed into law, could lead to the withdrawal of foreign aid and threaten goals to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, advocates warn. Uganda’s parliament…

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Added on: 05/07/2023
04/06/2023
Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill, if signed into law, could lead to the withdrawal of foreign aid and threaten goals to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, advocates warn. Uganda’s parliament…

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Added on: 05/03/2023
05/02/2023
Uganda’s parliament on Tuesday passed one of the world’s strictest anti-LGBTQ bills mostly unchanged, including provision for long jail terms and the death penalty, after the president…

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Added on: 05/01/2023
04/30/2023
Africa is not deterred by the veiled threats of withdrawal of investments and international aid, Speaker Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has said. He noted that those threats and…

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Added on: 04/30/2023
04/29/2023
In a quiet pocket of Kampala, Uganda, the sound of singing cuts through the Sunday morning silence. The harmonising voices are part of the Adonai Inclusive Christian…

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Added on: 04/27/2023
04/26/2023
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has asked lawmakers to make clear in a proposed anti-homosexuality law that it is not criminal to merely identify as gay, as part…

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Added on: 04/27/2023
04/26/2023
The UK government has been helping to fund the work of a virulently homophobic religious organisation in Uganda, whose leaders have backed a proposed law that would…

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Added on: 04/25/2023
04/24/2023
Gay Ugandans are fleeing the country as the government’s Anti-Homosexuality Act moves closer to becoming law. “The government and the people of Uganda are against our existence,”…

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Added on: 04/21/2023
04/20/2023
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni supports a bill containing some of the world’s harshest anti-LGBTQ legislation but will send it back to parliament for “strengthening”, the ruling party’s…

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Added on: 04/20/2023
A Ugandan woman was granted refugee status Wednesday following a district court ruling last month ordering the government to do so over fears she could be persecuted…

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Added on: 04/20/2023
04/19/2023
A group of leading global scientists and academics have signed an open letter urging Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni to veto a hardline bill criminalizing homosexuality in the…

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Added on: 04/18/2023
04/17/2023
Full interview with Ugandan LGBTQ activist Frank Mugisha about a draconian new anti-gay bill the country is on the verge of imposing, which makes it a crime…