Category Archives: Commentary

Quorum – Attend with Live Blog on Human Rights Day

World’s Leading LGBT Activists Speak In New York The Daily Beast, in collaboration with groups including 76Crimes.com, is to host “Quorum: Global LGBT Voices” at the New York Public Library, featuring talks and panels highlighting the struggles and triumphs of … Continue reading

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Human rights day; reflections on a train wreck

In this RGOD2 column, which first appeared in the San Diego Gay & Lesbian News, the Rev. Canon Albert Ogle discusses the annual Human Rights Day, annually December 10 and building coalitions of shared values. The explosion of events on … Continue reading

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Museveni: Put padlocks on your private parts

Museveni attended an event to mark World Aids Day at the Boma Grounds in Fort Portal, Kabarole, Uganda. From the Uganda Monitor, this is what he reportedly said, on HIV prevention: “Those NGOs and whites come deceiving you that circumcision and … Continue reading

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Mugisha: homophobe evangelicals fly into Uganda

Frank Mugisha is in the UK doing interviews to urge LGBT and other human rights groups to keep up the pressure on Uganda’s government. Dr. Mugisha, the Executive Director of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), is one of the most well-known … Continue reading

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Gambia: “ungodly” gays “detrimental to human existence”

The Gambian Foreign Affairs minister, Bala Garba Jahumpa, said last night on live TV that there is no chance of any negotiation between Gambia and any other country “on the need for the liberty of homosexuals in The Gambia” even … Continue reading

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African Commission to promote LGBTI interests

The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights recently adopted a historic multilateral agreement, along with 25 nations, the EU, UNAIDS and the UNDP. Owing to its importance for Africa in particular, we are publishing the entire communique.  This could well serve … Continue reading

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Medical centre stripped bare in Douala, Cameroon

The Empower Medical Centre run by Aids Acodev Cameroon in Douala, is again object of criminal thievery. Douala, with more than 3,000,000 inhabitants, is Cameroon`s largest city. Overnight on November 21 – 22, unidentified thieves broke into the Centre in the … Continue reading

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