13 November 2012
Hacktivists target Ugandan lawmakers over anti-gay bill
Hacktivists from online group Anonymous have taken action after Uganda’s parliamentary speaker said the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill would be passed before the end of 2012.
12 November 2012
Uganda to pass anti-gay law before 2013, says Kadaga
The Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament says the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill will be passed by lawmakers before the end of this year.
7 November 2012
Ugandan anti-gay speaker chairs London human rights conference
Conservative MP Margot James has urged for the world’s politicians to promote gay rights at a Westminster conference that was chaired by Uganda’s anti-gay Speaker Rebecca Kadaga.
31 October 2012
Ugandan parliamentary speaker promises to revive anti-gay law
The Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament has claimed the country’s notorious Anti-Homosexuality Bill will soon be passed by lawmakers.
24 October 2012
Ugandan parliamentary speaker blasts Canada over gay rights criticism
The Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament claims that Canada has refused to grant visas for several of the country’s politicians due to its ban on same-sex marriage.
17 September 2012
Uganda: British producer of gay play bailed from jail
British theatre producer David Cecil has been released on bail in Uganda, where he was charged over a play featuring a gay storyline.
13 September 2012
UK theatre producer held in Ugandan jail for showing gay play
The British producer of a play about being gay in Uganda is in jail pending his trial on charges that he had the work performed without official authorisation.
30 August 2012
Uganda: Play banned by authorities for gay storyline
A Ugandan play tackling the difficulties of being gay in the country has been cancelled, ahead of a planned run at the country's National Theatre in Kampala.
15 August 2012
Anonymous hack into Ugandan government websites in protest at their anti-LGBT policies
Anarchic 'hacktivist' group Anonymous hacked into two of the Ugandan government's websites yesterday in protest at their homophobic policies which include the Kill The Gays bill which is currently being deliberated.
25 June 2012
Nobel Laureates, including Desmond Tutu, call for global LGBT equality
Four Nobel Prize winners, including Archbishop Desmond Tutu, have released a joint statement decrying violence against LGBT people, and calling on people around the world to support gay rights.
25 June 2012
New Archbishop of Uganda called gays ‘unacceptable’ but opposed death penalty bill
The new Archbishop of Uganda has been announced as the Rt Rev Stanley Ntagali, who has spoken out against the death penalty for people convicted of homosexuality in the African state while also calling the sexual orientation "categorically unacceptable".
22 June 2012
Ugandan minister: Gays have freedom of assembly
The Ugandan government has issued a statement following reports of gay rights workshops being broken up and NGOs being dissolved saying gay people have the right to freely assemble in the African state.
20 June 2012
Uganda to dissolve 38 NGOs which ‘promote homosexuality’
Uganda is reportedly set to dissolve 38 non-governmental organisations in the African state who it believes are promoting homosexuality and 'recruiting' people into a gay lifestyle.
19 June 2012
Uganda: Police interrupt training workshop for gay rights activists
Police officers in Uganda raided a gay rights training session in Kampala yesterday, alleging that the assembly was illegal.
26 April 2012
Shadow foreign minister for human rights speaks out against Ugandan anti-gay bill
The Shadow Foreign Minister for Human Rights, Kerry McCarthy MP, has spoken out against the ongoing persecution of gay, bi and transgender people in Uganda.