A vote on Uganda’s dangerous and deplorable “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” is looming, with the Speaker of the Parliament promising its passage, as “a Christmas gift,” prior to the chamber’s December 15th holiday recess
Sage Smith, a transgender 19 year-old girl from Charlottesville, VA, was last heard from just over two weeks ago, on November 20. Community advocates are asking for help locating the last person who had contact with Smith, a 21 year-old named Erik Tyquan McFadden, who they believe has left Charlottesville after an initial police interview.
The recent passing of LGBT activist and writer Brandon Lacy Campos in November left many in the community reeling. To honor his memory, Campos’ family will be holding a “Celebration of Life and Light” this Sunday, December 9, starting at 7 pm in Brooklyn.