Obama warns Uganda about anti-gay bill

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni plans to sign a very popular bill into law that prescribes life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, officials said Friday, in a country where homosexuality already has been criminalized.

Museveni announced his decision to governing party … Read the rest

Nigeria signs law banning gay marriage

gayblackNigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has signed a bill banning gay marriage into law.

Jonathan approved a bill banning gay marriage and same-sex partnerships earlier this month.

A spokesperson for the president says he signed the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill … Read the rest

Indian Court reinstates law against gays

indiangayIndia’s Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a lower court’s ruling that had decriminalized gay sex, a surprise setback for the gay-rights movement in this largely conservative country.

In 2009, the Delhi High Court ruled that a 19th-century provision in the … Read the rest

Gulf states to introduce medical testing to detect gays

arabgaysBahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE already outlaw homosexuality, but are toughening their stance.

A medical test being developed by Kuwait will be used to detect homosexuals and prevent them from entering the country – or any … Read the rest

Gays try to claim friendly Russian kiss

kissrussiaA Russian gold medalist from the Moscow World Athletics Championships on Tuesday said she was insulted by Anglo-Saxon media claims that she had kissed a fellow female athlete on the lips in defiance of Russia’s new law against gay “propaganda”.… Read the rest

Obama’s gay ambassador pick freaks Dominicans

Opposition to President Obama’s nominee for U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic reached a fever pitch this week as religious organizers stage a “Lunes Negro” or Black Monday protest against James “Wally” Brewster.

If confirmed, Brewster will be the first … Read the rest