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Ugandan police break up gay rights event

Ugandan police break up gay rights event

  Police stormed a LGBTI rights event in the suburbs of Kampala on Thursday night and arrested a dozen people for promoting homosexuality according to Ugandan activists. Witnesses have described police scuffling with people, dragging them out of the club, beating them and stripping them naked to ascertain their gender. There have been unconfirmed reports […]

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Tony Abbott wins Golden GLORIA

Tony Abbott wins Golden GLORIA

The 2014 GLORIAs (Gay & Lesbian Outrageous, Ridiculous & Ignorant comment Awards) took place in Sydney, honouring the most preposterous comments made about the LGBT community. Barbra Blacksheep hosted the GLORIA ceremony dinner. Our very own Prime Minister Tony Abbott took out the top award, the coveted Golden GLORIA, for this comment he made regarding […]

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President of Uganda Passes Controversial ‘Jail the Gays’ Bill

President of Uganda Passes Controversial ‘Jail the Gays’ Bill

President Yoweri Museveni signed into law a controversial bill which legislates against same sex relationships, in some cases punishing homosexuality with life sentences in a country where homosexuality is already criminalised. The law has garnered widespread criticism from around the world since it was first passed by the Ugandan parliament in December 2013. President Museveni […]

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Ugandan LGBT Meeting Raided

A meeting for LGBT activists was declared illegal and shut down by the Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo. The meeting , which was organised by rights group Freedom and Roam Uganda, was held in the in the town of Entebbe on February 14. The Minister also threatened the arrest of the group’s organiser, […]

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