Speaker Kadaga was out of Uganda, and not pushing the draconian legislation. She was at the Vatican. While there, Speaker Kadaga was able to have a personal audience with the Pope, where she received a blessing.
GLAAD's Religion, Faith & Values program works to elevate LGBT-affirming voices of faith in mainstream, regional, and community media. This week we highlight Archbishop Desmond Tutu's support for LGBT people in Uganda, support for LGBT students at a Nazarene school, and a secret Parisian LGBT-friendly mosque.
South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has spoken out in opposition to Uganda’s “Kill the Gays Bill.”
This week's Religion News Summary features our Director of Religion, Faith, and Values talking with Dr. Oz, Ugandans speaking out against their country's anti-LGBT bill, and US faith communities continuing to stand by marriage equality.
Anti-LGBT Bill in Uganda Could Be Hours Away, Death Penalty Remains; Religious Voices Conspicuously Absent in International Protest
Religious voices are dangerously absent in the international outcry against the anti-LGBT bill poised to pass in Uganda this year.