U.S.A. should expel the Ugandan Ambassador as Museveni declares War on Gays in World

GO HOME Uganda’s ambassador Oliver Wonekha – President Obama has the backs of the Gays around the world and Museveni says he has declared war upon Gays –  Surely we should acknowledge this WAR? By Melanie Nathan, February 17, 2014. The word is spreading that the Anti-Homosexuality Bill has been signed into law in Uganda … More U.S.A. should expel the Ugandan Ambassador as Museveni declares War on Gays in World

Denied by Ambassador Exiled Ugandans Reflect

I call upon all those than still have some humanity in them to rise up and fight for all marginalized LGBT people across the world.” VictorMukasa,Feb 5 2014 By Cathy Kristofferson, February 6, 2014 Tuesday the Kuchu Diaspora Alliance(KDA) protested in front of the D.C. Ugandan Embassy against the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB) along with … More Denied by Ambassador Exiled Ugandans Reflect

National Prayer Breakfast: Inspiring Global Peace or Hate?

By Cathy Kristofferson, February 6, 2014 This morning was the National Prayer Breakfast, the sixth of Obama’s presidency. He spoke of how “history shows that nations that uphold the rights of their people — including the freedom of religion — are ultimately more just and more peaceful and more successful.” And “promoting religious freedom is … More National Prayer Breakfast: Inspiring Global Peace or Hate?

Ugandan exiles protest anti gay laws at D.C. Embassy

Asking to speak to the Ambassador… By Cathy Kristofferson, February 4, 2014 Right now the Kuchu Diaspora Alliance, KDA, is holding a protest at the Ugandan Embassy in Washington, D.C. They are asking President Museveni and Uganda lawmakers to withdraw the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB) passed by the Parliament December 20th of last year — in its … More Ugandan exiles protest anti gay laws at D.C. Embassy

Ugandan Parliament proceedings for Kill-The-Gays-Bill passage released

By Cathy Kristofferson, February 3, 2014 Today, the website Parliament Watch Uganda released the Hansard, the Parliamentary proceedings, of the Dec 20th 2nd reading of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB). Proponents for the AHB lead off with the tired old need to defend marriage as between one man, one woman argument but quickly got to: “There have … More Ugandan Parliament proceedings for Kill-The-Gays-Bill passage released

Ugandan President May have Blocked the Anti-Gay Bill

President Museveni becomes an authority on Homosexuality while saving Uganda from the Kill the Gays Bill FOR NOW! In December 2013, The Ugandan Parliament passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill which criminalizes homosexuality and its so called “promotion”  with harsh punishment. The legislation provides for a sentence of life imprisonment for anyone convicted of homosexuality, which covers … More Ugandan President May have Blocked the Anti-Gay Bill

US LGBTs Silent while London and Amsterdam respond to Uganda Call To Action

By Cathy Kristofferson, January 16, 2014 A demonstration against Uganda’s so-called Anti-Homosexuality Bill (AHB), better known as the Kill-The-Gays Bill, has been called for this Saturday in Amsterdam by Out & Proud Diamond Group. Out & Proud Diamond Group was founded by African LGBTI and Human Rights activists fighting for equality for all. Last week the … More US LGBTs Silent while London and Amsterdam respond to Uganda Call To Action

Concern as Uganda’s Anti-Gay law impacts HIV AIDS programs

Uganda’s Anti-Gay law could halt HIV/ AIDS programs among sexual minorities | A Call to Action by Spectrum Uganda Initiatives  By Melanie Nathan, January 05, 2013. During 2013 Spectrum Uganda Initiatives Inc. provided health care and related services to Uganda’s LGBTI and HIV/AIDS community. The group reached close to 500 men who have sex with … More Concern as Uganda’s Anti-Gay law impacts HIV AIDS programs

MA court declares evangelical pastor Lively must stand trial for Crimes Against Humanity

Evangelical homophobia spread in Uganda same as done in Russia and worldwide By Cathy Kristofferson, August 14, 2013 We are rejoicing today in Massachusetts. The Springfield Federal Court has ruled favorably, denying the motion to dismiss, in the Crimes Against Humanity case brought against the Commonwealth’s most anti-gay resident Scott Lively. The Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) v. … More MA court declares evangelical pastor Lively must stand trial for Crimes Against Humanity

Ugandan Award Winning Activist Frank Mugisha Joins U.S. Protests

SMUG’s Mugisha protests at the place where Scott Lively Case will be heard. By Melanie Nathan, December 08, 2012. Until recently the Ugandan activists, who could face death or life imprisonment in Uganda, were asking international activists to tread cautiously when protesting the impending passage of the Anti-Homsexuality Bill (AHB).  Protests have now started ramping … More Ugandan Award Winning Activist Frank Mugisha Joins U.S. Protests

Barclays Citibank 160,000 People Sign Petition to Speak out Against Kill the Gays in Uganda

“You see, the mere mention of benefits for same-sex couples on a website, or the mere mention of inclusion of LGBT people in corporate diversity hiring policies, are tantamount to the “promotion” of homosexuality in Uganda, under the AHB!” Melanie Nathan, 02/27/2012, Last week I received a phone call from the folks at Change.org asking … More Barclays Citibank 160,000 People Sign Petition to Speak out Against Kill the Gays in Uganda

Ugandan President Museveni Warns Obama and Cameron on Promotion of Homosexuality

My Response to the Ugandan President’s London Interview as noted in Ugandan Daily Monitor. By Melanie Nathan, 02/26/2012 The President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni says Uganda “does not persecute gays, but resents promotion of gay activities.” According to the Uganda Monitor, this is the first time the President, who was in London for a one-day … More Ugandan President Museveni Warns Obama and Cameron on Promotion of Homosexuality

Uganda | Visiting South African Mbeki Slams Bahati’s Kill-The-Gays Bill

Former South African president Thabo Mbeki has hit out at Ndorwa West MP David Bahati’s anti-gay Bill, telling a public audience in Kampala that what two consenting adults do in private “is really not the matter of law.” by Melanie Nathan Finally, a South African leader has spoken out publicly and forcefully against the Anti-Homosexuality … More Uganda | Visiting South African Mbeki Slams Bahati’s Kill-The-Gays Bill

Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill Is Back: Urging South African President Zuma to Take Lead

Breaking News – Uganda’s Kill the Gays Bill Back in Parliament for discussion By Melanie Nathan October 25, 2011 “President Zuma of South Africa must take a leadership role in the decriminalization of Homosexuality in Africa, and more specifically he must speak out vehemently against the Kill the Gays Bill of Uganda, before its too … More Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill Is Back: Urging South African President Zuma to Take Lead