Tag: Anti-Homosexuality Act

U.S. Supreme Court laid foundation for Ugandan ‘Kill the Gays’ ruling

U.S. Supreme Court laid foundation for Ugandan ‘Kill the Gays’ ruling

The Ugandan court that endorsed the nation's 2023 "Kill the Gays" law drew inspiration from the U.S. Supreme Court's 2022 decision overturning its [...]
Ugandan court widely condemned for upholding harsh anti-LGBTQ law

Ugandan court widely condemned for upholding harsh anti-LGBTQ law

By Joto La Jiwe Uganda's Constitutional Court has come under widespread condemnation for its April 3 ruling that left intact the bulk of the [...]
The West fiddles while Uganda prepares a future of anti-LGBTQ horrors

The West fiddles while Uganda prepares a future of anti-LGBTQ horrors

"A sign of horrors to come." "The dehumanization of homosexual citizens." LGBTQ+ people continuing to be "ostracized from our communities, [...]
Ugandan top court OKs cruel, flawed Anti-Homosexuality Act

Ugandan top court OKs cruel, flawed Anti-Homosexuality Act

Uganda's Constitutional Court ruled today that the nation's Anti-Homosexuality Act 2023 violates citizens' "right to health, privacy and freedom of re [...]
Links between Ugandan and U.S. hate groups are clearer than ever

Links between Ugandan and U.S. hate groups are clearer than ever

COMMENTARY By Joto La Jiwe The propagators of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) 2023 have always claimed that the law is about protectin [...]
Uganda squirms as pressure mounts to repeal anti-gay law

Uganda squirms as pressure mounts to repeal anti-gay law

By Joto La Jiwe As human rights defenders inside and outside of Uganda await a Constitutional Court ruling on petitions challenging the Anti-Ho [...]
World Bank will not resume Uganda projects without LGBTQ safeguards

World Bank will not resume Uganda projects without LGBTQ safeguards

By Joto La Jiwe The World Bank has declared that it will insist on LGBTQ rights safeguards before new Uganda funding resumes, after it was halt [...]
Reeling from over 500 anti-LGBT abuses, Ugandan activists plead for help from West

Reeling from over 500 anti-LGBT abuses, Ugandan activists plead for help from West

Human rights activists in Uganda are appealing for a stronger response from Western nations that oppose Uganda's harsh new Anti-Homosexuality Act. [...]
Violence against LGBTQ Ugandans surges after Anti-Homosexuality Act

Violence against LGBTQ Ugandans surges after Anti-Homosexuality Act

By Joto La Jiwe A new report by the Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF), has revealed a rapid increase in cases of violence and [...]
United front against homophobic Ugandan law? Europe says no.

United front against homophobic Ugandan law? Europe says no.

Supporters of the human rights of LGBTQ people have failed to present a united front against Uganda's harsh Anti-Homosexuality Act. Despite app [...]
Rights defenders support World Bank suspending loans to Uganda

Rights defenders support World Bank suspending loans to Uganda

World Bank cut off new loans to Uganda over the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Act LGBT rights activist Dr. Frank Mugisha says he support [...]
World Bank suspends loans to Uganda, seeks repeal of Anti-Homosexuality Law

World Bank suspends loans to Uganda, seeks repeal of Anti-Homosexuality Law

The World Bank has suspended all future loans to the Ugandan government in response to the nation's recent passage of its harsh Anti-Homosexuality [...]
Iranian President praises anti-LGBTQI+ sentiments in Uganda

Iranian President praises anti-LGBTQI+ sentiments in Uganda

By Joto La Jiwe During his recent state visit to Uganda, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi didn't  hide his homophobia as he lauded his Ugandan c [...]
Emboldened by anti-gay law, Ugandans besiege the LGBTQ community

Emboldened by anti-gay law, Ugandans besiege the LGBTQ community

Now that Uganda's cruel new Anti-Homosexuality Act has taken effect, the Ugandan LGBTQ community is under siege, Human rights activist Frank Mu [...]
Cruel Ugandan anti-gay law takes effect; legal challenges pending

Cruel Ugandan anti-gay law takes effect; legal challenges pending

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. Uganda's harsh new Anti-Homosexuality Act took effect [...]
Legal challenge hits Uganda’s cruel anti-gay law; U.S. weighs travel bans, funding cuts

Legal challenge hits Uganda’s cruel anti-gay law; U.S. weighs travel bans, funding cuts

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. U.S. officials are preparing for possible travel rest [...]
Immediate backlash after Uganda president signs cruel anti-gay bill into law

Immediate backlash after Uganda president signs cruel anti-gay bill into law

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. Uganda President Yoweri Museveni today signed the cruel, [...]
Ugandan President Museveni hints he may not sign new anti-gay bill

Ugandan President Museveni hints he may not sign new anti-gay bill

Amid pressure from the United States and the United Nations, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has reportedly hinted that he may reject the recently p [...]
Parliament  of Uganda passes new anti-gay bill

Parliament of Uganda passes new anti-gay bill

Uganda's parliament has passed a new bill aimed at restricting Ugandans' sexual activity. Get a free subscription: Keep informed and support [...]
Dutch claim: Criminals help Ugandan asylum seekers appear gay

Dutch claim: Criminals help Ugandan asylum seekers appear gay

Immigration officials in the Netherlands say a criminal network has been charging Ugandan refugees about 2,500 euros ($3,000) to help them qualify for [...]
U.S. election: Biden pledges to act against anti-gay nations

U.S. election: Biden pledges to act against anti-gay nations

U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden says that, if elected on Nov. 3, he will "restore America's global leadership on LGBTQ+ issues and actively comb [...]
Ugandan gay ally Sylvia Tamale: How to revive African ideals of social justice

Ugandan gay ally Sylvia Tamale: How to revive African ideals of social justice

It's time for Africans to shake off the lessons of colonialism and revive  African ideals of social justice, Ugandan scholar and LGBTQI+ ally Dr. Sylv [...]
‘Kill the Gays’ bill author David Bahati wins primary election

‘Kill the Gays’ bill author David Bahati wins primary election

David Bahati, the homophobic Ugandan member of parliament best known as the author of the 2014 bill that originally called for the death penalty for h [...]
Uganda: Push for new Anti-Homosexuality Bill gets bizarre

Uganda: Push for new Anti-Homosexuality Bill gets bizarre

Anti-gay politicians in Uganda are working both behind the scenes and bizarrely in public to lay the groundwork for bringing back Uganda's notorious A [...]
Scott Lively targeted him in Uganda. Now he targets Lively in U.S.

Scott Lively targeted him in Uganda. Now he targets Lively in U.S.

Arch-homophobe the Rev. Scott Lively was a driving force behind the passage of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2014, which incited an anti-LGBTQ pa [...]
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