The trailer of this documentary ‘God Loves Uganda’ is easily the most heartbreaking thing I have seen in a long time. This is what the American anti-gay right did to this country and it’s awful.
|By: Alvin McEwen Monday December 2, 2013 7:15 pm|
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday September 2, 2013 4:59 pm|
Fire in the Blood, written and directed by tonight’s guest Dylan Mohan Gray, takes a hard look at the politics of prescription drugs, specifically anti-retrovirals, the lifesaving “Lazarus drugs” that can save the lives of millions infected with the HIV virus. But up until 2003 these drugs were not available to the majority of the world’s HIV+ population, the hundreds of millions of black and brown people who live in the southern half of the globe.
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday June 10, 2013 4:59 pm|
Tonight’s documentary, Call Me Kuchu, follows a pivotal time in the lives of Uganda’s LGBT population. Our guests tonight, Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall, were given unprecedented access to LGBT activists, the kuchu community in Uganda, their families, supporters, and detractors as they made this moving, inspiring film.
|By: Laurel Ramseyer Thursday January 10, 2013 6:24 pm|
Over 150 people gathered at the United States District Courthouse in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts on Monday to hear arguments in the case Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Lively.
|By: Phoenix Woman Saturday December 1, 2012 4:00 pm|
You may have heard the BBC, the AP and even Huffington Post report that the kill-the-gays part of the anti-gay bill currently before the Ugandan Parliament — a bill backed and funded and influenced (if not outright written) by deep-pocketed American Christian antigay activists — was removed from that bill.
Don’t believe it.
|By: Pam Spaulding Friday November 23, 2012 10:00 am|
welcome news about the heinous government-sanctioned witch hunt on gays in Uganda. The original legislation, offered up by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga as a ”Christmas gift,” called for the death penalty for homosexuality as well as prohibited the “promotion” of gay rights (whatever that is) and punishes any efforts that “funds or sponsors homosexuality” or “abets” it. The bill was tabled by MP David Bahati
|By: Lisa Derrick Monday November 21, 2011 5:00 pm|
Barry Steven’s documentary Prosecutor focuses on the efforts of Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, as he begins to try the ICC’s first case ever against Thomas Lubanga, the Congolese leader who stands accused of conscripting and enlisting children into his army. A warrant has also been issued for the arrest and trial of Sudan’s leader, Omar al-Bashir; but with no police force to enforce the warrant the ICC must rely on member states to cooperate. Today Reuters reports that:
|By: David Dayen Monday October 17, 2011 9:15 am|
I have become the exemplar of Obama Derangement Syndrome with a Friday post about the White House starting a mini-war in Africa. It was front-paged on Saturday and caused a bit of debate. So let me make some additional remarks.
|By: David Dayen Saturday October 15, 2011 8:15 am|
|By: Jim White Thursday January 27, 2011 8:22 am|
Multiple sources confirm the brutal and tragic beating death of LGBT activist David Kato in Uganda.