Tag Archives: Uganda

MASSACHUSETTS: Pastor Scott Lively Qualifies For Gubernatorial Ballot

The Boston Globe reports: Springfield pastor Scott Lively has qualified for the November ballot as an independent candidate for governor. The Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office confirmed Wednesday that Lively’s campaign submitted 11,494 valid signatures, far above the 10,000 needed to secure ballot access as an independent this fall. Lively joins the future Republican and Democratic nominees as well as …

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REPORT: Six LGBT Persons Stoned To Death By Mob In Rural Uganda

According to an as yet unconfirmed report, six LGBT persons have been stoned to death by a mob in rural Uganda. A seventh person was reportedly beaten to death. Via press release from the Safe Passage Fund: Over the past week, Ugandan activists have reported the horrific murders of six LGBT individuals in a rural zone of the country: three …

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BRITAIN: Scott Lively Debates Newly Out Christian Singer Vicky Beeching

Via Pink News: US pastor Scott Lively, who believes gay people can be ‘cured’, came to blows with lesbian Christian rock star Vicky Beeching yesterday (14 August). He told her she had ‘given into a lie’ into believing there is any such thing as a ‘gay person’. Beeching, a British theologian and musician who made her name in the US …

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UGANDA: President Urges Parliament To Slow Reinstatement Of Anti-Gay Act

Via the Associated Press: President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda is urging parliamentarians not to rush to reintroduce a controversial anti-gay law that was invalidated earlier this month, saying the measure is not a priority and could hurt the country’s economic development. Museveni, who held a meeting Monday with lawmakers from his party, urged parliamentarians “not to cause chaos” by quickly …

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UGANDA: Gay Pride Event Held After Overturn Of Anti-Homosexuality Act

Via Agency Press France: Dancing and waving rainbow-coloured flags, Ugandan activists held their first gay pride rally Saturday since the overturning of a tough anti-homosexuality law, which authorities have appealed. “This event is to bring us together. Everyone was in hiding before because of the anti-homosexuality law,” organiser Sandra Ntebi told AFP. “It is a happy day for all of …

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UGANDA: Lawmakers Launch Campaign To Reinstate Anti-Homosexuality Act

As many had expected they would, Ugandan legislators have launched a campaign to reinstate the brutal Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was struck down last week on a technicality. It was not immediately clear whether President Museveni would support the bill a second time, if passed by parliament again. “We’re mobilizing members to pledge their support for reintroduction of this bill when …

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UGANDA: Anglican Archbishop Calls For Re-Passage Of Anti-Homosexuality Act

The archbishop of the Anglican Church of Uganda has called on the national legislature to re-approve the brutal Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was struck down last week on a technicality. Via Pink News: Archbishop Stanley Ntagali said the court’s decision was a disappointment, and that Parliament should rush to restore the law. The ruling effectively killed the law in its current …

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But Can He Control Da Poo Poo?

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Pastor Poo Poo Has The Uganda Sadz

Ssempa, not incidentally, has a NYC-born white wife. One wonders how his African ancestors feel about that.

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UGANDA: Constitutional Court Strikes Down Anti-Homosexuality Act

Via the BBC: Uganda’s Constitutional Court has annulled tough anti-gay legislation signed into law in February. It ruled that the bill was passed by MPs in December without the requisite quorum and was therefore illegal. Homosexual acts were already illegal, but the new law allowed for life imprisonment for “aggravated homosexuality” and banned the “promotion of homosexuality”. Several donors have …

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UGANDA: High Court Hears Challenge To Brutal Anti-Homosexuality Legislation

Uganda’s Constitutional Court is hearing a challenge to the Anti-Homosexuality Act, which calls for punishments up to life in prison for “crimes” such as “repeated homosexual acts.” The activists argue that the law was passed in parliament without the necessary quorum of lawmakers. The 10 petitioners – including two Ugandan rights organisations – also claim that the law violates the …

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Scott Lively Is Furious With John Oliver

“Friends, On Sunday night I was attacked on HBO’s  ‘Last Week Tonight’ a supposed comedy/news show in the mold of The Daily Show. The host is a Brit named John Oliver. I find it funny that lefties like John Oliver who pose as humanitarians are the masters at dehumanizing other people through ridicule and never give the subjects of their …

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John Oliver Reports On Scott Lively

Last night John Oliver devoted his show to Uganda’s anti-gay pogrom and Scott Lively’s role in the brutal crackdown. Getting a mention was the “rainbow belongs to God” song. (Tipped by JMG reader Claudio)

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The Rainbow Belongs To God Not Gays

Crimes against humanity defendant Scott Lively writes: You will be blessed by this amazing song “The Rainbow Belongs to God.” It was written my friend Johny Noer, a Danish pastor living in the Negev Desert of Israel, and performed by the very talented singer/composer Signe Walsoe. Johny was an attendee and guest lecturer at my Bible seminar in England last …

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State Department Cuts Funding To Uganda, Bans Officials From Entering US

Via White House press release: As President Obama has stated, the Government of Uganda’s enactment of the Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) runs counter to universal human rights and complicates our bilateral relationship. We announced in April a series of initial responses, and we have since considered how further to reinforce our support for human rights of all Ugandans, regardless of sexual …

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UGANDA: Let’s Make Things Even Worse

The Ugandan national legislature may soon consider a bill that would outlaw the “promotion of homosexuality” by foreign non-governmental organizations (NGOs). The proposed bill would presumably include NGOs that provide HIV/AIDS relief. “There are some NGOs who have come here to undermine us, to promote very bad behavior like homosexuality,” junior internal affairs minister, James Baba told Reuters on Monday. …

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UGANDA: Climber Claims Nation’s Tallest Mountain In The Name Of Gay Rights

Mountaineer Neil Gottlieb climbed to the summit of Uganda’s tallest mountain, posted a rainbow flag, and claimed the peak in the name of gay rights. He then issued an open letter to President Yoweri Museveni: On April 16, 2014, after a 6-day climb, I summited your country’s tallest peak, Mount Stanley’s 16,753 foot tall Margherita Peak, and mounted a gay …

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Now They’ll Be Sorry!

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Ben Shapiro’s Site: Gays Should Thank Jesus Christ That They Have Any Rights

TruthRevolt writer Andrew Klavan says “gay radicals” should look at the Wikipedia map of gay rights around the world and take note that all of the most gay-friendly nations are dominated by Christianity. Klaven concludes: You have the Bible and Jesus Christ to thank for the fact that you even conceive of yourself as creatures with rights. Such ideas take …

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Ugandan Group Issues Urgent Appeal For Aid In Helping HIV Volunteer Flee Country

GEHO Uganda has issued an urgent appeal for financial assistance in helping a Ugandan HIV/AIDS volunteer flee her country. The woman is currently in hiding and is being sought by police after being accused of violating Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act through her work. Details: On April 11, the Gender-Equality and Health Organisation (GEHO) Uganda, a community-based organization in Jinja, Eastern Uganda, …

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