Ugandan president praises gay forefathers

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni this week gave LGBT activists a glimmer of hope that he will prevent enactment of the so-called “Kill the Gays” bill, which would toughen the country’s laws against homosexual activities. In a meeting with several European Union ambassadors on Wednesday, March 28, Museveni praised the work of homosexuals in Uganda’s past. … Continue reading


Russian bill would ban ‘homosexual propaganda’

A bill submitted Thursday, March 29, to the lower house of the Russian parliament would impose fines of 500,000 rubles (about $17,000) for “spreading homosexual propaganda” among minors, AP reported. Laws against homosexuality were eliminated in Russia in 1993. Supporters said the bill was in response to media “promoting gay lifestyles as ‘normal behavior.’ ” … Continue reading