Tag Archives: Uganda

Rachel Maddow Takes On “Ex-Gay” Nutcase Richard Cohen

You may recall the deranged “ex-gay” advocate Richard Cohen, whose ridiculous “reparative therapies” such as beating out one’s homosexual tendencies with a tennis racket and a pillow became the laughingstock of YouTube. Well, it turns out that Cohen isn’t quite the relatively harmless lunatic we all thought. His book’s completely fabricated “statistics” about gays “recruiting” and molesting children (courtesy of …

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Pepsi Sponsors Uganda Concert By Murder Music Artist Beenie Man

Box Turtle Bulletin reports that Pepsi sponsored Uganda concerts by murder music reggae singer Beenie Man. BTB notes the following story in a Uganda newspaper. The King of Dancehall stuck a sword of words into gay people through singing and talking. “In my family, we don’t have any gay person but if you’re gay, my brother that’s not my fault,” …

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Uganda Set To Pass Anti-Gay Bill, But May Remove Death Penalty

Uganda’s infamous “kill gays” bill is about to pass in the country’s parliament, but it is expected that the “gay death sentence” portion will be changed to life imprisonment. The draft Anti-Homosexuality Bill is part of a growing campaign against homosexuals in Uganda, rights groups say. Critics say the aim is to divert attention from corruption and other political issues …

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Rachel Maddow On Uganda’s Proposed “Kill Gays” Legislation

Last night Rachel Maddow tore into Uganda’s proposed “kill gays” legislation and its ties to American evangelicals, Rick Warren, and major GOP politicians. WATCH THIS.

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Hillary Clinton (Sort Of) Denounces Uganda’s “Kill Gays” Bill

In a speech made to mark World AIDS Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a blanket condemnation of any attempt by other nations to criminalize homosexuality, a jab most seen by most as directed at Uganda, where America-based Christians are backing a bill that would result in the death penalty for some homosexual acts. “Obviously, our efforts are hampered …

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American Right-Wing Christians Behind Uganda’s “Kill Gays” Bill

Last month we learned that Uganda, where being gay can already bring a life sentence, was considering a death penalty for homosexual acts in certain situations. The proposed new law is now before Uganda’s parliament. Life imprisonment is the minimum punishment for anyone convicted of having gay sex, under an anti-homosexuality bill currently before Uganda’s parliament. If the accused person …

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Uganda Proposes Gay Death Penalty

Homosexuals in Uganda will face the death penalty if a new law proposed by Parliament member David Bahait is adopted. Aggravated homosexuality will be punished by death, according to a new bill tabled in Parliament yesterday. The private member’s bill was tabled by Ndorwa West MP David Bahati (NRM). A person commits aggravated homosexuality when the victim is a person …

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Circumcision Study Cut Short

Researchers have determined that circumcising a man already infected with HIV does not protect his female partner from the virus. Early results prompted the scientists to cut short a study for the safety of the female subjects. Circumcision is known to protect men from acquiring HIV. But the research, from the Lancet, showed no benefit in those who already had …

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How To Spot A Gay Ugandan

The Ugandan Observer asked readers how to spot a gay Ugandan. Here’s a couple of suggestions. John Mayanja, 26, BusinessmanIf I see a man acting like a woman and a woman taking up an appearance of a man, I would imagine they are gay. If a man applies make-up and is so serious about the way they look, then they …

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Uganda’s Gay Witchhunt Continues With The Help Of U.S. “Ex-Gay” Group Exodus

Check out this story from Uganda’s New Vision Online. EIGHT more men yesterday confessed involvement in homosexuality and gay activities, which they said they had abandoned. Speaking to journalists at the Grand Imperial Hotel in Kampala, the youthful men described homosexuality as abnormal and anti-Christian, and declared war against it. The tough-talking men were accompanied by George Oundo, who earlier …

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The Truth About Rick Warren’s AIDS Work

Apologists for Obama’s selection of Rick Warren continually point to his work in fighting AIDS in Africa. OH, but hang on a motherfucking minute. In exhaustive piece at Daily Beast, Max Blumenthal rips the fucking lid off the real job Warren is doing in Africa with his right-hand man Martin Ssempe. [S]ince the Warren inauguration controversy erupted, the nature of …

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Uganda Promises Gay Crackdown

The menace of homosexuality is apparently getting out of control in Uganda. The Ugandan government said on Saturday it would strengthen anti-gay laws and step up police operations against homosexuals amid concern about the “mushrooming” number of gays and lesbians in the East African nation. “The state of moral health in our nation is challenging and we are concerned about …

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Friendly Voices – Desmond Tutu

“As a moral leader we know that you do not wish to see Uganda citizens suffer unnecessarily, and we are therefore asking you to call an end to the witch hunt against the most vulnerable in your community. “We are particularly concerned that members of your government have called for criminal action against people solely because of whom they love …

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