24 April 2013
Anti-gay Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa tweets PinkNews to warn of ‘sodomy’
A notorious homophobic Ugandan pastor responded to news of a new HIV prevention campaign in England by tweeting “stop sodomy” at PinkNews’ Twitter account.
9 April 2013
UK: Lesbian asylum seeker due to be deported to Uganda on Wednesday
An asylum seeker who claims she is at risk of homophobic persecution is due to be deported to Uganda on Wednesday evening.
9 April 2013
Ugandan asylum seeker freed from Bedfordshire detention centre
A Ugandan female asylum seeker, who campaigners claim was raped by her father, has been freed from a detention centre in Bedfordshire.
1 April 2013
Wife of Uganda’s president denies Anti-Homosexuality Bill is designed for persecuting gays
First Lady Janet Museveni reportedly told a delegation last month that the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill is not for persecuting gay Ugandans.
29 March 2013
Ugandan asylum seeker has Heathrow deportation flight cancelled
The deportation flight of a female asylum seeker to Uganda has been cancelled with just hours to spare against Friday’s deadline.
28 March 2013
UK Border Agency accused of trying to deport Ugandan female rape victim
Human rights campaigners have once again accused the UK Border Agency (UKBA) of trying to deport a vulnerable female asylum seeker to Uganda.
19 March 2013
Uganda’s president describes gay people as ‘deviants’
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni says gay people can be viewed as “deviants” and has accused European countries of trying to promote homosexuality and sexual liberalisation.
13 March 2013
UK: Protest planned outside Home Office following death of lesbian Ugandan asylum seeker
Campaigners are blaming the UK Border Agency for deporting an asylum seeker who has reportedly died in Uganda after she claimed she was at risk of homophobic persecution.
8 March 2013
Zimbabwean PM Morgan Tsvangirai accused of ‘hate speech’ by gay rights group
Zimbabwean PM Morgan Tsvangirai has been criticised for denouncing homosexuality and reportedly saying marriage “should be between a man and a woman.”
8 March 2013
Canadian Government provides funding to Uganda’s embattled LGBT campaigners
A leading Canadian newspaper has revealed that Canada is quietly supporting the efforts of LGBT Ugandans in their fight against the country’s proposed Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
1 March 2013
Sweden: Married Ugandan men receive permission to stay after death threats from home
The couple whose separation in Uganda and eventual reunion and marriage in Sweden made international news have learnt that they have both been granted asylum.
25 February 2013
Uganda: Tabloid publishes names of ‘gay recruiters’
A list of alleged "gay recruiters" has been published by a Ugandan tabloid, which has already become infamous for its outings of dozens of gay men and lesbians in recent years.
18 February 2013
UK theatre producer David Cecil: Most Ugandans are not homophobic and it is not a terrible place
British theatre producer David Cecil has spoken of how he was taken from his family in Uganda for staging a play with a gay character, but says that the majority of Ugandans are not homophobic.
13 February 2013
Uganda: British producer of gay play to appeal against deportation from country
UK theatre producer David Cecil, who was charged with breaking Uganda's laws in relation to his play featuring a gay storyline, has said he will appeal against his deportation from the country.
12 February 2013
Uganda: British producer of gay play deported from country
UK theatre producer David Cecil, who was charged with breaking Uganda’s laws in relation to his play featuring a gay storyline has been deported from the country.
12 February 2013
Canada: Minister defends funding decision for anti-gay group
The Canadian minister responsible for the government agency which had provided funding to a group which was openly opposed to homosexuality has defended the funding decision, saying that the money was for a specific project.
11 February 2013
Anti-gay evangelical group receives funding from the Canadian government
An anti-gay evangelical organisation which describes homosexuality as a "perversion" has been receiving funding from Canada's government for work in Uganda.
8 February 2013
Uganda: British producer of gay play faces deportation
UK theatre producer David Cecil, who was charged with breaking Uganda’s laws in relation to his play featuring a gay storyline, faces deportation from the country.
7 February 2013
Sweden: Gay couple married in Sweden say their families back home are being harassed
Two Ugandan asylum seekers were reunited in Sweden and married last month, but they say their relatives back home are being harassed over the news of their wedding.
6 February 2013
Uganda: ‘Kill the Gays’ bill back on table as Parliament reconvenes
The Anti-Homosexuality Bill has appeared on orders of business in the Ugandan Parliament, which reconvened on Tuesday.