Tag Archives: Uganda

Gay Ugandans Marry In Sweden

Sweden’s The Local reports: A couple who claim to be the first Ugandan men to be legally married face an uncertain future after recently tying the knot in a Swedish church, with one facing possible deportation that the other fears could result in his husband’s death. Last weekend, Lawrence Kaala and Jimmy Sserwadda were all smiles as they exchanged vows …

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Uganda’s Gospel Of Intolerance

Today the New York Times published the below short documentary about the influence of American evangelicals in Uganda’s continuing violent campaign against LGBT citizens.  Filmmaker Roger Ross Williams writes: Raised in Pennsylvania, I grew up in the black church. My father was a religious leader in the community, and my sister is a pastor. I went to church every Sunday …

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TRAILER: God Loves Uganda

Opening at Sundance this weekend. Clip description: God Loves Uganda, a documentary by Academy Award winning director and producer Roger Ross Williams, is a powerful exploration of the evangelical campaign to change African culture with values imported from America’s Christian Right. The film follows American and Ugandan religious leaders fighting “sexual immorality” and missionaries trying to convince Ugandans to follow …

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Fischer Prays For Scott Lively

Today hate group spokesman Bryan Fischer issued a prayer that God “sends confusion into the camp” of the Satanists that oppose Scott Lively.

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Mat Staver On The Scott Lively Suit

“This lawsuit against Rev. Scott Lively is a gross attempt to use a vague international law to silence, and eventually criminalize, speech by U.S. citizens on homosexuality and moral issues. This suit should cause everyone to be concerned, because it a direct threat against freedom of speech. Like all American citizens, Rev. Lively enjoys a fundamental First Amendment right to …

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MASSACHUSETTS: Federal Judge Reviews Scott Lively’s Motion To Dismiss

U.S District Court Judge Michael Ponsor today heard hate group leader Scott Lively’s motion to dismiss the crimes against humanity lawsuit brought by Sexual Minorities Uganda. Ponsor said the lawsuit filed by Sexual Minorities Uganda against the Springfield minister poses a test of Lively’s free-speech protection and the rights of sexual minorities to equal protection under the law. But the …

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Scott Lively Arrives Clutching Bible

  Hate group leader Scott Lively arrived at the federal courthouse in Springfield today clutching a bible as activists held a press conference outside. Photos by JMG reader Roger.

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Pastor Martin “Eat Da Poo Poo” Ssempa Begs Rick Warren To Support Scott Lively

Ssempa’s bottom tweet is directed at the Center for Constitutional Rights, which represents Sexual Minorities Uganda in today’s case.

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PHOTOS: Outside The Scott Lively Trial

JMG reader Roger is sending us photos from outside the federal courthouse in Springfield, Massachusetts, where anti-gay hate group leader Scott Lively will today attempt to have the crimes against humanity lawsuit against him dismissed.  Follow the action on Twitter at the hashtag #StopTheHate.

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TOMORROW: Anti-Scott Lively Rally At Springfield Federal Courthouse

Local activists are calling for in-person support at their rally against hate group leader Scott Lively, whose trial for anti-gay crimes against humanity opens tomorrow at the federal courthouse in Springfield, Massachusetts.  From the Facebook event page: WHAT: Pack the court for oral argument on Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss in SMUG v. Lively before before Judge Michael A. Ponsor. WHEN: …

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WAPO: About Scott Lively’s Trial For Anti-Gay Crimes Against Humanity

The executive director the Center for Constitutional Rights today explained some of the Scott Lively story for the readers of the Washington Post. The CCR will represent Sexual Minorities Uganda in their crimes against humanity suit against Lively, which begins Monday in a Massachusetts federal court. Many Americans have heard of the infamous “Kill the Gays” bill in Uganda, which …

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Crimes Against Humanity Case Against Scott Lively To Begin Monday

This Monday the case of Sexual Minorities Uganda Vs Scott Lively will begin in a Massachusetts federal court. The suit alleges that Lively committed crimes against humanity in his campaign urging Uganda to implement harsh persecutions of LGBT people.  The case is the first-ever sexual orientation-related suit brought under the Alien Tort Statute, which is described as a “powerful legal …

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Today In Christian Love

Above is how Ugandan Pastor Martin “Eat Da Poo Poo” Ssempa, one of his nation’s leading gay death penalty advocates, responds to a local teen on Twitter. RELATED: Ssempa’s next Twitter message was retweeted by Liberty Counsel spokesbigot Matt Barber. We’ll take that as Barber’s endorsement of the gay death penalty.

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HomoQuotable – Andrew Sullivan

“Many evangelicals loathe my use of the word Christianism, rather than Christianity, to describe the fusion of political power and religion to police the moral lives of others. They recoil at the echo of Islamism – although we know many Islamist parties, as in Turkey or Indonesia, that do not engage in terrorism, but merely believe in the fusion of …

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American Pastor David Dykes Works For Passage Of Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” Bill

Box Turtle Bulletin has the quote from Pastor David Dykes during an interview with Ugandan television: I’m extremely upset that our state department is putting pressure on Uganda to recognize homosexual behavior. And I’m praying that Uganda will say, “We don’t want your money, America. It is blood money. It is sin money.” I hope that you will continue to …

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VATICAN CITY: Pope Blesses Uganda’s Rebecca “Kill The Gays” Kadaga

Ugandan Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga, who last month promised the passage of the Anti-Homosexuality Act as a “Christmas gift to Christians,” yesterday appeared in Vatican City to receive the motherfucking blessing of the Pope. From the website of the Uganda Parliament: Kadaga who led a delegation of Ugandan legislators to the Vatican expressed delight at meeting the Pope and visiting …

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World Net Daily Endorses Uganda’s Plan To Imprison Homosexuals For Life

World Net Daily has republished Scott Lively’s endorsement of Uganda’s allegedly revised Anti-Homosexuality Act, which he claims now only plans to imprison LGBT people and their allies for the rest of their lives.  Christian Love™ in action.

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Scott Lively Endorses Uganda’s “Revised” Plan To Imprison Homosexuals For Life

Hate group leader Scott Lively, whom many believe to be the person most responsible for Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” bill, announced today that he is endorsing the allegedly revised version of the bill which only calls for gay people and their allies to be imprisoned for life. Lively writes on his blog: Just because Secular Humanist America began to decriminalize …

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Christian Post Lies About Uganda

In a Christian Post article about Rick Warren’s just-issued denouncement of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, we find this paragraph: Uganda is one of the only places in the world where engaging in homosexual activity is considered a crime, punishable by fines and jail time, with some government members pushing to make same-sex acts a capital punishment offense. Some reports stated that …

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UGANDA: Tabloid Publishes Photos Of Soccer Star “Sodomizing A Boy”

The Ugandan daily tabloid Red Pepper today published photos allegedly depicting a local soccer star having sex with a young man they characterize as a “boy.” Gay Star News has the story: A photo depicting Chris Mubiru having anal sex with a young man covered the entire front page of the paper entitled: “SMOKED OUT! Uganda Cranes boss nabbed sodomising …

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