God Loves Uganda

February 25, 2014

Video: Director Roger Ross Williams tells CNN how US Evangelicals helped shape Uganda's anti-gay legislation

In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, 'God Loves Uganda' director Roger Ross Williams explains how the anti-gay legislation recently enacted in Uganda can be traced back to the direct influence of American Evangelical leaders like anti-gay activist Scott Lively.

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GLAAD Media Award nominees highlight racial diversity in LGBT portrayals in news and entertainment #GLAADAwards

This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and many of this year's nominees included out characters of color telling important stories and reflecting the true diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

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December 3, 2013

'God Loves Uganda' makes Academy Awards short list

'God Loves Uganda' makes Academy Awards shortlist, and other notable LGBT documentaries.
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October 11, 2013

The GLAAD Wrap: God Loves Uganda opens in NYC; Oprah producing HBO series; Lee Daniels' action hero film and more!

Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
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GUEST POST: Looking at the US roots of global LGBT persecution

This Friday, October 11, God Loves Uganda will open the theaters around the United States and Canada. The Oscar award willing director, Roger Ross Williams, shared with GLAAD why he made the film, as well as what action he hopes the film inspires.

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June 10, 2013

Snapshots of our Work

Blogging for LGBT Families Day, Marcel Neergaard, Gezi Park and more - Be sure to check out GLAAD Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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June 6, 2013

Join GLAAD at a screening of God Loves Uganda at the United Nations

God Loves Uganda, a documentary directed by Roger Ross Williams follows American and Ugandan religious leaders that are fighting "sexual immorality" and missionaries that are trying to convince Ugandans to oppose LGBT people. The Unitarian Universalist Association will host a panel and reception around a special screening of God Loves Uganda.

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February 28, 2013

Evangelical seminary uses GLAAD-nominated films to spark gay/Christian dialog

Students at the largest multi-denominational seminary in the world are making history by becoming the first evangelical graduate theological school to create an official LGBT student organization. They are now hosting an LGBT film festival featuring several GLAAD-nominated films.

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