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Uganda parliament closes without taking up ‘Kill the Gays’ bill — Victory?

| Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Business will resume as normal in Uganda in February, as it has at the start of every parliamentary session since the "Kill the Gays" bill was proposed in 2009, with the possibility of the bill still existing on the agenda. We have been fighting this same bill for three years now, and it continues to come back. To claim that we “killed” the bill isn’t really honest with ourselves and with others that we want to get involved in protecting LGBT Ugandan people.

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Uganda Parliament adjorns without taking action on ‘kill the gays’ bill

| Friday, December 14, 2012
The Ugandan Parliament adjourned for the holidays on Friday, and again avoided taking any action on the controversial "Anti-Homosexuality Bill" that Speaker Rebecca Kadaga had promised would be approved as a "Christmas gift" to the nation.

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Uganda Speaker gets blessing from Pope; still no vote on ‘kill the gays’ bill

| Friday, December 14, 2012
VATICAN CITY -- Uganda Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, who last month promised that her country's anti-homosexuality bill would be approved as a "Christmas gift" to the nation, received a blessing from Pope Benedict XVI during a mass attended by at the Vatican on Wednesday.

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U.S. officials dispute media reports on Uganda anti-gay bill

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Tuesday, November 27, 2012
U.S. officials offered a different account about the status of a draconian anti-gay bill in Uganda on Tuesday, saying the legislation had yet to move out of committee and disputing earlier media reports and State Department comments by saying the panel is incapable of removing the infamous death penalty provision from the legislation.

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U.S. envoy meets Ugandan leaders over anti-gay bill

CHRIS JOHNSON | Washington Blade | Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The top U.S. diplomat in Africa met over the weekend with leaders in Uganda to express concerns about an anti-gay bill pending before the country’s parliament that could be headed for a vote as soon as this week, according to the State Department.

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Uganda advances anti-homosexuality bill, drops death penalty clause

| Friday, November 23, 2012
A committee in the Uganda Parliament has advanced a proposed anti-homosexuality bill, but not before dropping a controversial death penalty clause from its original version that had earned the measure the nickname the "Kill the Gays" bill.

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Uganda promises anti-homosexuality bill will pass as ‘Christmas gift’ to nation

| Wednesday, November 14, 2012
KAMPALA — Uganda’s speaker of parliament has promised that the controversial anti-homosexuality bill, dubbed the "Kill the Gays Bill," will pass by the end of the year, calling it a "Christmas gift" to the nation.

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Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament claims notorious ‘Kill The Gays’ bill will be passed

| Thursday, November 1, 2012
Rebecca Kadaga
ENTEBBE, Uganda -- The Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament has said that she would stand firm against homosexuality, and that she will push for that country's notorious Anti-Homosexuality Bill to be passed as soon as possible by Parliament.

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Invisible Children: Screaming monster while hanging out with Bigfoot

| Sunday, April 15, 2012
On April 20, Invisible Children will hold a worldwide rally to draw attention to murderous Ugandan Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) founder Joseph Kony. The event is called “Cover the Night,” but when one looks a bit closer at the shady right wing extremists this group cavorts with, a more appropriate name might be “Invisible Agenda: Covering Up The Theocratic Nightmare.”

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Lively claims lawsuit targets him for speaking anti-gay ‘truth of the Bible’

| Thursday, March 15, 2012
Scott Lively
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- Scott Lively, the anti-gay U.S. evangelist who is the subject of a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of a Ugandan gay rights group, responded Thursday, and said he was being targeted "for speaking the truth of the Bible" about homosexuality.

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