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Campaign Of Hate: Russia And Gay Propaganda

By Kyle Thomas Smith | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Michael Lucas delivers rush work on a matter of the utmost urgency.

Human Rights Groups Criticize Gambia's Anti-Gay Bill

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
A number of officials from human rights organizations have taken aim at an anti-gay bill passed by Gambia's lawmakers last month and now awaits to be approved by the African country's anti-gay president, Yahya Jammeh.

Gambia Lawmakers Pass Bill to Jail Gays for Life

By Robbie Corey-Boulet | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Gambia's National Assembly has passed a bill imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, officials said Monday, potentially worsening the climate for sexual minorities in a country with one of Africa's most vocal anti-gay leaders.

Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By Kevin McGill | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
A federal judge upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages on Wednesday, as well as the state's refusal to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states.

Uganda President Not Keen on Rushing Anti-Gay Law

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
A lawmaker with Uganda's ruling party says President Yoweri Museveni is urging parliamentarians not to rush to reintroduce a controversial anti-gay law that was invalidated earlier this month.

Uganda President Not Keen on Rushing Anti-Gay Law

By Rodney Muhumuza | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
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.

Ugandan Lawmakers in Campaign to Revive Anti-Gay Law

Wednesday Aug 6, 2014
A Ugandan lawmaker says he has started a campaign to reintroduce a recently invalided anti-gay measure and have it passed within weeks.

Uganda President: We Were Not Forced to Drop Anti-Gay Law

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 4, 2014
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Saturday that the East African country was not forced to nix its highly controversial anti-gay law last week because of an upcoming Africa-U.S. summit.

Uganda Court to Rule on Legality of Anti-Gay Law

By Rodney Muhumuza | Friday Aug 1, 2014
A Ugandan court is expected to rule Friday on a petition by activists who say the East African country's new anti-gay measure is invalid because it was passed during a parliamentary session that lacked quorum.

Uganda Court Invalidates Anti-Gay Law

By Rodney Muhumuza | Friday Aug 1, 2014
A Ugandan court on Friday invalidated an anti-gay bill signed into law earlier this year, saying it was illegally passed and is therefore unconstitutional.