Posts tagged "kill the gays bill"

Sharlet Pride!

A giant congratulations to The Revealer's founding editor, Jeff Sharlet, recipient of the Molly National Journalism Prize, named for Molly Ivins and sponsored by The Texas Observer.  The award is for Jeff's Harper's article on how US evangelicals contributed to the "Kill the Gays" bill in Uganda. He beat out Maureen Dowd of The...

Networking What?

A week after David Kato, a rights activist, was killed in Uganda, President Obama attends the National Prayer Breakfast.  More on Kato at the New Yorker.

Ugandan Anti-Homosexual Violence

At the last minute Friday night, Brenda Namigadde, an activist from Uganda, was granted a reprieve by the UK from deportation.  She had already boarded a plane bound for Uganda. Targeted by the Ugandan paper Rolling Stone as a lesbian, along with one hundred other gay and lesbian activists -- one of which, David Kato, was...

Preparing to Fight the
Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Truth Wins Out takes the time to note contact information for senators and representatives as well as Ugandan officials affiliated with The Family and the "Kill the Gays" bill in Uganda.  A vote, according to TWO's Wayne Bresen is slated for some time after January 18th. For more, read Warren Throckmorton here.

Debating Heaven

Uganda's parliament will soon vote on the so-called "Kill the Gays" bill which originally called for the death penalty for homosexual acts but has been stepped back to require life imprisonment. Michael Wilkerson writes today at Religion Dispatches about The Call's event this weekend in Kampala that was organized to rally support for...