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IGLHRC Brings You The Truth About Uganda and LGBT Strife Around The Globe

Saturday Aug 16, 2014
IGLHRC's presence on the ground in Uganda and its delivery of the facts behind LGBT headlines worldwide have been constant and reliable as it approaches its 25th anniversary.

Kenyan Gay Activist Visits San Francisco

By Heather Cassell | Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Uganda and Nigeria have garnered much global attention due to the countries' anti-LGBT laws, but little notice has been paid to other countries that have, or are proposing, similar laws, such as Kenya.

Uganda: Donors Who Withheld Aid ’Misinterpreted’ Anti-Gay Bill

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 8, 2014
The Ugandan government now says that international donors who withheld aid because of their anti-gay bill have "misinterpreted" the law, whose main focus was to "stop the promotion of homosexuality to children and others."

God Loves Uganda

By Lewis Whittington | Friday May 23, 2014
Roger Ross Williams’ expose of antigay mercenaries Lou Engels and Scott Lively as the architects of international empire built on religious hysteria.

Gay Men Will All Need Diapers, Says Nigerian Columnist

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Nigerian columnist Benedict Hart publicly voiced his support for the country’s new anti-gay law, saying that too much gay sex will have gay men wearing diapers.

Biden Pushes for ENDA, Blasts Human Rights Abuses

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
At a Human Rights Campaign Gala this weekend in Los Angeles, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a powerful speech to 1,000 guests, putting the world on blast for human rights abuses by focusing on the floundering Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

US: Syria Leads Human Rights Violations in 2013

By Lara Jakes | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
A chemicals weapons attack in Syria last summer that the U.S. says killed more than 1,400 people was the world’s worst human rights violation of 2013, the Obama administration concluded Thursday.

Study: LGBT Individuals Living in Anti-Gay Communities Die Early

By EDGE | Sunday Feb 16, 2014
A study found that lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals who lived in communities with high levels of anti-gay prejudice have a shorter life expectancy of 12 years on average compared with their peers in the least prejudiced communities.

Pussy Riot to Appear at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
The freed members of the band Pussy Riot will speak at a Feb. 5 Amnesty International Concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.