German and Iran Foreign Ministers Face Homosexuality Question

Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif met German’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas who visited Tehran on Monday, June 10, 2019 to negotiate with Iran’s leader mostly on the continuance of the Nuclear Deal. Zarif faced a challenging question during his joint press conference. While the Iranian FM answered, the German remained silent, causing consternation and later … More German and Iran Foreign Ministers Face Homosexuality Question

Trump Divisive Ambassador to Israel Gets Lowest Senate Vote Ever

This week, Trump stooge Mike Pence will administer the Oath of Office to David Friedman, the new AMERICAN AMBASSADOR to Israel- May Hashem help us! ” Friedman was confirmed by the Senate on Thursday and will likely take up his post fully only in June.Friedman, whose appointment was controversial due to his past support for West … More Trump Divisive Ambassador to Israel Gets Lowest Senate Vote Ever

Anti-Gay Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa Insults Host Country Constitution

Anti-gay homophobes from around the world met in South Africa, a country where the constitution specifically includes LGBT equality, issuing a declaration opposing same-sex marriage and families.  According to Mamba Online, The World Congress of Families Regional Conference, which took place last week at The Westin hotel in Cape Town, was hosted by the recently formed International Organization … More Anti-Gay Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa Insults Host Country Constitution

U.S. Ambassador to Uganda says Anti-Gay Bill Scares Investors

By Melanie Nathan. December 10, 2014. While the Ugandan Parliament is working hard to bring a new more vibrant Anti-gay bill into legislation, after the last Anti-Homosexuality Act was invalidated by the Courts on a technicality, the US Ambassador Scott H Delisi warns that it is scaring away United States investors who are considering doing … More U.S. Ambassador to Uganda says Anti-Gay Bill Scares Investors

Jon Qwelane No Longer High Commissioner to Uganda

People are speculating about corruption and ineptitude in the South African Embassy in Uganda | Why is High Commissioner seat in Uganda Vacant? By Melanie Nathan, November 17, 2014. Following the story in South African press that Jon Qwelane is back in Court, I noted terminology referring to Mr. Qwelane as the “former high commissioner” … More Jon Qwelane No Longer High Commissioner to Uganda

U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Corruption is the New Aids

Corruption hurts investment By Melanie Nathan, October 02, 2014. Scott DeLisi, the American ambassador to Uganda, has urged the ruling NRM government to crack down hard on public sector corruption because it is turning away foreign investment, reprots the Ugandan Observer. Speaking at the first  ‘Buy America expo’ at Sheraton hotel, DeLisi described corruption as: … More U.S. Ambassador to Uganda Corruption is the New Aids

Why Human Rights Resolution of Chile’s UN Ambassador Includes All

The Chilean Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva explains why she is tabling a resolution this afternoon on the human rights of everyone regardless of our sexual orientation or gender identity. The International Service for Human Rights is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights. We achieve this by supporting human rights defenders, … More Why Human Rights Resolution of Chile’s UN Ambassador Includes All

Anti-Gay Uganda’s Ambassador Partners with National Tourism Association NTA in U.S.A.

To try and attract more U.S. tourism | NTA ignores plight of LGBTI Ugandans By Melanie Nathan, April 22, 2014. Given the current state of the Anti-Homosexuality Act, and the profound anger at Uganda’s state institutionalized homophobia, causing horrific persecution of the LGBTI community in Uganda, we are shocked that the National Tour Association (NTA), … More Anti-Gay Uganda’s Ambassador Partners with National Tourism Association NTA in U.S.A.

U.S. Ambassador slams Ugandan Government for Anti-gay Bill

Horror at Red Pepper Tabloid for Inciting Death of Gays By Melanie Nathan, February 26, 2014. The U.S. Ambassador to Uganda has in an interview with the BBC expressed a passionate condemnation of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality law. Hear his interview below, where US ambassador to Uganda, Scott DeLisi, tells #BBCNewsday Uganda should repeal its new anti-gay … More U.S. Ambassador slams Ugandan Government for Anti-gay Bill

Lance Weyer Mr. Gay South Africa Uses Crown to Solicit Gay Votes for Democratic Alliance Party

By Melanie Nathan, May 31, 2012. In 2011 Lance Weyer won the Mr. Gay South Africa Pageant.  With the win the pageant owners declared him The Ambassador for South African LGBT Rights.  However Weyer is a career politician who was chosen by the Democratic Alliance, a political party to a career position as a Town … More Lance Weyer Mr. Gay South Africa Uses Crown to Solicit Gay Votes for Democratic Alliance Party

Controversy looms as Mr. Gay South Africa claims to be the ambassador for LGBTI rights in South Africa

A disaster looms when politicians who have partisan party affiliations are perceived as spokespersons for all. By Melanie Nathan, May 29, 2012. Mr. Gay South Africa is a privately run enterprise, a competition, a money maker, with lucrative sponsorships and a keen eye on the next “South African LGBTI Ambassador.” While the competition has provided … More Controversy looms as Mr. Gay South Africa claims to be the ambassador for LGBTI rights in South Africa

South Africa Ambassador Jon Qwelane Guilty of Anti-Gay Hate Speech

05/31/2011, by Melanie Nathan Back in 2008, Jon Qwelane posted a piece in his column in the Sunday Sun.  Well known to the South African LGBTQI community is the fact that Jon Qwelane, despite protest and outrage, was sent to Uganda as South Africa’s Ambassador to that country. Qwelane, inter alia, writes about the Anglican … More South Africa Ambassador Jon Qwelane Guilty of Anti-Gay Hate Speech

Outrage – Zuma Appoints Homophobic Ambassador to UGANDA

 I wrote this LGR today Please Write Secretary of State Clinton and Ask her to Lodge a Formal Complaint:- Janaury 18, 1.56 pm PST: By Melanie Nathan;   As an ex-pat just when I was thinking I would send a letter to  South Africa’s President Zuma to ask if would kindly intervene and take a leadership … More Outrage – Zuma Appoints Homophobic Ambassador to UGANDA