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Zimbabwe president threatens to expel diplomats who promote gay rights

Friday, April 18, 2014
Robert Mugabe
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe on Friday threatened to expel foreign diplomats who try to promote gay rights in the southern African country. [...]

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Leader of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church vows to fight homosexuality ‘to the end’

Friday, April 18, 2014
Patriarch Abune Mathias
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- In his Easter message this week, Patriarch Abune Mathias, head of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church, vowed to fight homosexuality, saying it will bring destruction to the world. [...]

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Planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia is cancelled

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- A planned anti-gay rally that would have made Ethiopia the latest African country to demonize gays has been cancelled, officials said Wednesday. [...]

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Africa’s anti-gay movement spreads to Ethiopia

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Ethiopia
ADDIS ABBA, Ethiopia -- Two groups in Ethiopia said Thursday that they will hold an anti-gay demonstration later this month, a move that puts Ethiopia in line to become the next African country to increase the public demonization of gays. [...]

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South Africa president says he ‘respects’ Uganda’s anti-gay law

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Jacob Zuma
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- The president of South Africa on Tuesday said he respects Uganda’s right to pass anti-gay legislation and that no action will be taken against the country. [...]

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Lively: Gays are ‘using parts of the body in ways they’re not supposed to be used’

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Scott  Lively
Anti-gay crusader and Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Scott Lively was a guest on the "The Alan Colmes Show" Tuesday, where he attempted to explain why “homosexuality is a behavioral disorder on par with alcoholism or eating disorders.” [...]

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Egyptian court sentences men to 3-8 years for homosexuality

Monday, April 7, 2014
Egypt
CAIRO -- A judicial official says an Egyptian court has convicted four men of committing homosexual acts and sentenced them to up to eight years in prison. [...]

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Gay Scoutmaster refuses to step down, church stands by his decision

Monday, April 7, 2014
Geoffrey McGrath
SEATTLE -- The Boy Scouts of America may have revoked his membership, but openly gay Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath is continuing his role as a leader with the support of his church. [...]

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Uganda police raid U.S. project known to offer HIV treatments to gays

Friday, April 4, 2014
Rebecca Vassie, APUganda's President Yoweri Museveni arrives at an anti-gay rally organized by a coalition of Ugandan religious leaders and government officials, at the Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, Uganda, Monday, March 31, 2014.
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Ugandan police raided the offices of a United States-funded project known to offer AIDS services to gays, a government spokesman said Friday, in what appeared to be the first public action by police to enforce a new law that strengthened criminal penalties against gay sex. [...]

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Ethiopia to allow mass anti-gay protests to alert society to ‘homosexual agenda’

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Addis Ababa’s municipality on Tuesday approved a mass anti-gay protest to be held in Ethiopia’s capital and throughout the country later this month, according to the Ethiopian Reporter. [...]

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