Martin Ssempa resigns from the Oral Roberts University Board of Reference

Back in January, I noted that Martin Ssempa, at the time the most vocal pastoral supporter of Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill, was a member of the Board of Reference at Oral Roberts University. At the time, the school had no comment about the Anti-Homosexuality Bill or Rev. Ssempa's controversial public pornography displays. Recently, Change.org crafted a petition delivered to ORU asking them to denounce the anti-gay effort. This petition and another article were triggered by Ssempa's … [Read more...]

What should Christians do about the SPLC hate list?

Last week, the Southern Poverty Law Center posted a revision of their hate groups list, including the Family Research Council and the American Family Association, among other Christian organizations, on their anti-gay list of groups to watch. The SPLC insists that the groups placed on the list knowingly spread misleading information and harmful stereotypes about gay people that incite prejudice and harassment. Viewing homosexuality as unbiblical was not one of the criteria for … [Read more...]

Uganda’s Rolling Stone editor pledges to publish more photos

According to Rolling Stone editor, Giles Muhame, the lawyer for the paper has cleared them to publish more pictures of gays. An extraordinary meeting of Rolling Stone editors held last night resolved to publish dozens of photos of top lesbian couples in the country. "Since the judge did not post pone the interim order secured earlier by a host of homos, you can now expose them," our lawyer said, as our editors smiled. Guys, prepare for another round of sensational optical … [Read more...]

Kenyan Prime Minister calls for arrests of gays

According to this report, Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga said on Sunday that homosexuals should be arrested. Mr Odinga on Sunday said that police should arrest anyone found engaging in such behaviours and take appropriate legal action against them. “We will not tolerate such behaviours in the country. The constitution is very clear on this issue and men or women found engaging in homosexuality will not be spared,” Mr Odinga said. “Any man found engaging in sexual activities … [Read more...]

The SPLC hate list and the Nazi card

Last week, the Southern Poverty Law Center published several articles devoted to identifying groups who perpetuate stereotypes and falsehoods about gays. In one of the articles, the SPLC articulated a list of ten myths about gays which they claimed the groups identified as hate groups willfully promote. Elsewhere, the SPLC updated the list of what they term anti-gay hate groups, adding several groups, some of which are well known social conservative organizations. The reaction was … [Read more...]

Uganda’s tabloid editor: American Rolling Stone files suit over use of name

According to UG RS editor, Giles Muhame, he was served with papers today during his hearing on the legality of outing gays. Ten minutes after appearing in High court 2day 2 defend Rolling Stone's right to publish photos of homosexuals, another batch of lawyers served me a new suit in which America's Rolling Stone magazine is now accusing us of using "their name which has caused confusion!" Since we got registration certificate from registrar of companies, this US magazine will have to fight … [Read more...]

Kampala court told gays have gone into hiding; will rule in 2 weeks

The first report from Kampala on the Rolling Stone trial comes from the Deutsche Presse Agentur via Monsters and Critics: Kampala - Uganda's gay community has gone into hiding after a local tabloid published 100 of their names and pictures, their lawyer told a High Court judge Friday. Kampala-based weekly Rolling Stone in October published the names and images of people they said were homosexuals, accompanied by the headline: 'Hang Them, they are after our kids: Pictures of top 100 … [Read more...]

Ugandan coalition supports Rolling Stone Hang Them campaign

This just in from Gay Uganda. At the Rolling Stone's day in court yesterday, Pastor Moses Male (you can watch him in action here) declared solidarity with the Rolling Stone's outing campaign. I have three independent reports that gays were chased away from the court house and one was attacked. The flyer that Male was distributing is on the right. Click the image to read it. Male baits GLBT people to make a public stand, but he supports a tabloid which has incited violence against them. … [Read more...]


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