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Uganda president won’t sign anti-gay law without proof gays are not born that way

Monday, January 27, 2014
Yoweri Museveni
KAMPALA, Uganda — Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Friday he would sign the country's controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill only on the condition that he receives scientific proof that gays are made and not born. [...]

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Uganda president blocks controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Yoweri Museveni
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has blocked the controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill and has rebuked Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga for failure to follow parliamentary procedures by passing the law without a quorum, reports the Daily Monitor, the leading Ugandan newspaper. [...]

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Uganda archbishop: Gay bishops are ‘spiritual cancer’ that ‘infected’ Anglican church

Thursday, August 15, 2013
Stanley Ntagali
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, the head Uganda’s Anglican Church of Uganda, said that gay bishops are a "spiritual cancer" and do not belong in the Church. [...]

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Judge allows landmark case against anti-gay religious leader to proceed

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Scott Lively
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- In a first-of-its kind case brought by a Ugandan LGBTI advocacy organization against a prominent U.S. anti-gay extremist, a federal judge on Wednesday ruled that persecution on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity is a crime against humanity and that the fundamental human rights of [...]

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Canada kick starts funding for gay rights initiatives in Uganda

Friday, March 8, 2013
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OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada -- A Canadian foreign affairs official acknowledged Friday that there are ongoing efforts to fund grassroots Ugandan LGBTQ advocacy organizations who are battling efforts by the Ugandan Parliament to pass that country’s proposed anti-homosexuality bill. [...]

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Ugandan LGBT counselor arrested for homosexuality, ‘recruiting’ youth

Tuesday, January 1, 2013
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KAMPALA, Uganda -- Police in Uganda on Monday arrested and LGBT youth counselor under laws which prohibit unnatural carnal acts — a definition which is widely understood to include homosexuality and "recruiting youth into homosexuality." [...]

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

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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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 [...]

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

Friday, December 14, 2012
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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
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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

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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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 [...]

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