LGBT uganda

  • February 1, 2014

    Church leaders who have encouraged mistreatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT) have defended their behaviour, after the archbishops of Canterbury and York reminded fellow-Anglicans of a pledge to offer pastoral care and support regardless of sexual orientation. Church of England senior clergy Justin Welby and John Sentamu wrote after harsh new laws were passed in Uganda and Nigeria.

  • December 21, 2013

    Uganda’s President Museveni must veto the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, which was passed in a surprise vote on 20 December, say secular and religious critics.

  • November 23, 2012

    The Ugandan Parliament is set to pass a brutal law that could carry the death penalty for homosexuality, and campaigners are lobbying hard against it.

  • February 14, 2012

    Following the re-introduction in Uganda of a bill that would harshly punish homosexuality, human rights activists, including some church leaders, are opposing it.

  • December 1, 2011

    African churches must urge governments to do more to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS, says the continent's first religious leader to declare publicly his HIV+ status.

  • August 13, 2011

    A bishop from Uganda, presently in Edinburgh, is set to challenge the 'sexual apartheid' of discrimination and oppression against LGBT people.

  • August 12, 2011

    Bishop Christopher Senjonyo from Uganda, a courageous advocate of the rights and dignity of LGBT people in Africa, is speaking at three events in the 2011 Edinburgh Festival of Spirituality and Peace this weekend.

  • August 12, 2011

    This evening (12 August) at 17:45 there is a showing of the powerful film 'Getting Out', followed by Q&A with Bishop Christopher Senjonyo from Uganda, a courageous supporter of the rights and dignity of LGBT people, at the Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh.