anti-gay legislation

November 24, 2014

Renewed push for harsher anti-LGBT law in Uganda

After the controversial anti-LGBT law in Uganda, known as the "jail the gays" law, was ruled unconstitutional by the Uganda's constitutional court this August, a new campaign is trying to get the law passed again by the end of 2014.

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Obama Administration Addresses Need for Protections and Equality for LGBT People Worldwide

Yesterday marked a historic moment in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history as the Obama Administration expressed its commitment to ensuring the human rights of all people, including LGBT people.

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Story of Ugandan Gay Couple Highlights Anti-LGBT Legislation and Discrimination

Last Thursday, the Global Post told the heartbreaking story of a Ugandan gay couple, Alex and Michael, who fled to Kenya to escape anti-gay persecution and are living in a refugee camp. LGBT people around the world face extraordinary amounts of violence and discrimination like Michael and Alex have, much of which is sanctioned by law.

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Pro-LGBT Billboard Initiative a Go after Some Opposition

Days after the Holland City Council refused to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation and the Lansing city council members unanimously opposed a measure that would dissolve numerous anti-discrimination laws in the state, Michigan advocates are speaking out about CBS Outdoor and its initial refusal to run a pro-LGBT billboard campaign.

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June 14, 2010
by GLAAD

Ugandan Bishop Speaks Out Against 'Kill the Gays' Bill

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May 24, 2010
by GLAAD

"Missionaries of Hate" - American Architects of Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill

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February 18, 2010
by GLAAD

Protests Reignite Media Storm Surrounding Anti-Gay Bill in Uganda

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