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Category: Human Rights

  • State of Emergency Declared for LGBTQ+ Community as Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws Multiply

    The largest civil rights group defending the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Americans has declared a state of emergency for the LGBTQ+ community, citing a “tangled web of anti-LGBTQ+ laws” being introduced in states across the country. The sobering news highlights the precarious situation for LGBTQ+ Americans who have found themselves targets […]


  • Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni Signs Repressive, Homophobic Law

    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed one of the most repressive and anti-LGBTQ laws in the world, in spite of widespread international condemnation and criticism from developed countries, including the US. The far-reaching bill prescribes the death penalty for “aggravated homosexuality”, as well as life imprisonment for same-sex sexual relationships. The bill also penalizes sex […]