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Week in Review: Occupy Wall Street Goes Global, Congress Kills American Jobs Act, Ugandan Lesbian Awarded Human Rights Prize

by Tanya Domi ● 5:34 PM October 16, 2011
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NYC police aggressively arrest Occupy Wall Street activists, while the movement goes global with actions in Berlin, London, Rome & Tokyo; American jobs bill dies in Congress and a Ugandan lesbian activist honored by human rights prize.

Clinton Fein

State Department Responds to Ugandan “Kill the Gays” Bill

by Clinton Fein ● 9:00 AM September 7, 2011
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The State Department’s response to our request to speak out against Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality bill that criminalizes homosexuality by imposing the death penalty.

Bigotry Watch

Uganda’s “Kill The Gays” Bill Appears To Be Dead

by David Badash ● 12:10 AM March 25, 2011
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Uganda’s internationally-denounced bill that would have allowed for all Ugandan gays to be put in jail for life, appears to be dead.

International

Uganda Lesbian Deportation Hearing Reset for Monday, Feb. 7

by Tanya Domi ● 7:04 PM February 2, 2011
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Ugandan lesbian Brenda Namigadde’s deportation hearing in London has been rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 7th.

Actions

Ugandan Lesbian Facing Certain Deportation Death Wins Temporary Reprieve

by Tanya Domi ● 7:23 PM January 28, 2011
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Ugandan lesbian Brenda Namigadde tonight won a temporary reprieve from likely deportation to Uganda — and subsequent certain death — when a British High Court judge granted an injunction temporarily staying her scheduled deportation to Kampala.

Bigotry Watch

Watch: Uganda’s “Hang The Gays” Editor Speaks

by David Badash ● 11:32 AM November 5, 2010
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There are few in the LGBTQ community who have not been mortified by the news coming from Uganda. There are politicians who have been trying to make the death penalty fit the “crime” of being gay, and make imprisonment fit the “crime” of not reporting gay people to the authorities. Recently, amid protests around the [...]