The early box office success, and swift criticism, of the Queen biopic movie Bohemian Rhapsody, is also attracting interest in Freddie Mercury’s African roots: The country of his birth, may not only have failed to embrace him, but most certainly would have persecuted him through its criminalization of homosexuality and bisexuality. Freddy mercury was born in … More Could Freddy Mercury have been the Voice for Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Africa
Anti-Homosexuality Act to the floor for a vote in Uganda’s parliament when there was no quorum. This unconstitutional passage of the Act caused it to be invalidated by the Courts. an overnight spike in evictions, firings, imprisonment, assaults, rapes, blackmail – in essence a state sanctioned mass persecution of LGBT people in Uganda. … More Anti-Gay Ugandan Human Rights Abuser Speaker Kadaga Celebrates Birthday in United States
By Melanie Nathan, December 01, 2014. Ugandan Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has kept true to her Xmas tradition, packing a Xmas punch against Uganda’s homosexuals. Back in 2012 she promised to deliver the popular Anti-Homosexuality Act as her Christmas gift to the good citizens of Uganda that year. She failed to do so. Then the following … More Ugandan Kadaga Continues Her Xmas Tirade Tradition Attacking Gays
By Melanie Nathan, April 11, 2014. Uganda ah Uganda – may you live free one day for your people – all of them are truly beautiful and deserving. May the haters and political opportunists find their peace too – Museveni, Ssempa, Bahati, Kadaga! Here is some food for thought: HERE is an article as it … More Uganda Beautiful Uganda is Aid cut helpful or not?
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
So was the promise really for THIS Xmas? Last year around this time Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga promised the Anti-Homosexuality Bill as a Xmas gift to Uganda. But it never happened. The controversial Bil, otherwise known a ” kill the Gays Bill”, continued its dirty dance on the Order Papers, Uganda’s Parliamentary … More Is Uganda’s Kill the Gays Bill Going to be THIS year’s XMAS gift?
Are lesbians not women too? CALLING SPEAKER OUT IN AFRICA AS A HYPOCRITE by Melanie Nathan, February 20, 2013. Eastern Cape Provincial Legislature hosts the fifth Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians’ (CWP) Africa Region conference8 Feb 2013. Delegates and observers of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association attended a the Commonwealth Women Parliamentary (CWP) Conference, in East London, South … More Ugandan Speaker Kadaga speaks out on violence against women at Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Conference
No Anti-Homosexuality Bill today | bracing for next week Melanie Nathan, November 20 2012 I am happy to report that for today, Uganda ‘s Parliament seems to have a lot more important business to attend to than the vicious and redundant Anit-homosexuality Bill which Speaker Rebecca Kadaga promised to have passed in time for Christmas … More Uganda Parliament | Anti- Homosexuality Bill Watch
Action Alert guidelines By Melanie Nathan, November 13, 2012. UPDATED – 11/26/2012 AS AN AMERICAN YOU ASK WHAT CAN I DO? PLEASE SUPPORT THE GetEQUAL Petition- UGANDA Kill The Gays Bill:- Looms before parliament this week. You ask as an American what can you do? I am proud to say that I had the great … More Ugandan LGBT Coalition urges extreme caution when foreigners advocate against the Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Meeting of Ugandans perpetuates U.S. Evangelical homophobic lies about homosexuality with calls for Passage of Kill the Gays Bill By Melanie Nathan, November 10, 2012. This past week Uganda’s prominent homophobes and proponents of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, otherwise dubbed the ‘Kill The Gays Bill‘ clustered in conference to push for passage the dubious legislation which … More Uganda Coalition of Leaders Promote Kill the Gays with Lies