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Texas Hotel Cancels Ugandan President's Room Over Anti-Gay Stance?

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 19, 2014
Officials from a hotel in Irving, Texas, reportedly canceled a room booked by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni because of a controversial anti-gay bill he supported and because his stay may spark protests near the establishment.

Uganda Officials: We Welcome LGBT Tourists

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 15, 2014
Uganda's tourism officials said they welcome LGBT travelers to the African country and that they should feel safe, even though lawmakers have pushed to pass a controversial anti-gay measure.

IGLTA Meets With Ugandan Tourism Leaders

By EDGE | Wednesday Sep 10, 2014
At the invitation of the Africa Travel Association, International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association President/CEO John Tanzella and Past Board Chair Tanya Churchmuch met staff from Uganda Tourism and tourism businesses from Uganda's private sector.

NYC Councilman Fernando Cabrera Praises Uganda's Anti-Gay Laws

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
As the primary elections approach, New York City Councilmember Fernando Cabrera is coming under fire for comments he posted in January praising Ugandans for their anti-gay laws, even as the country faces widespread international condemnation for it.

Lively Qualifies for Massachusetts Governor's Race

By EDGE | Friday Aug 22, 2014
The moniker "Liberal Massachusetts" proved to be somewhat of a misnomer Wednesday, when it was reported that extremist anti-gay activist Pastor Scott Lively received over 10,000 valid signatures from state residents in support of his bid for governor.

Six LGBT Ugandans Reportedly Stoned to Death

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 20, 2014
Human rights activists are still trying to confirm whether six LGBT Ugandans were reportedly stoned to death last weekend in rural Uganda.

Ugandan Archbishop Stands Up For LGBT People

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Aug 18, 2014
An archbishop in Uganda is speaking up for LGBT people as the country enters the next chapter with its highly controversial anti-gay law.

Uganda President Not Keen on Rushing Anti-Gay Law

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
A lawmaker with Uganda's ruling party says President Yoweri Museveni is urging parliamentarians not to rush to reintroduce a controversial anti-gay law that was invalidated earlier this month.

Uganda President Not Keen on Rushing Anti-Gay Law

By Rodney Muhumuza | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda is urging parliamentarians not to rush to reintroduce a controversial anti-gay law that was invalidated earlier this month, saying the measure is not a priority and could hurt the country's economic development.

Ugandan Gays Hold Pride Parade

By Rodney Muhumuza | Saturday Aug 9, 2014
Scores of Ugandan homosexuals and their supporters are holding a gay pride parade on a beach in the lakeside town of Entebbe.