Curtailing Human Rights in Uganda: President Museveni to sign “Anti-Homosexuality” bill into law President Obama has issued a statement following the announcement on Friday Feb 14th that President Yoweri Museveni would sign into law the egregious ‘anti-homosexuality” bill into law. President Museveni’s spokesman Ofwono Opondo on Feb 14th 2014 tweeted that the law was “a […]
Roundups Of Gay Men By Mobs Reported In Nigeria By Nathan James In the weeks since Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed sweeping new legislation, colloquially termed the “Jail The Gays Law”, a witch-hunt atmosphere has pervaded this central African nation. Following initial reports of gay or suspected gay men being arrested by Islamic religious police […]
The Cuban government says it has suspended consular services in the United States after an American bank decided to withdraw its facilities. Cuba says it will not be able to renew passports and process visas unless it finds an alternative to the M&T bank. The bank said its decision was taken for business reasons. The […]
Princeton Survey Research Associates International conducted a survey from July 18 to September 30, 2013, showing that African Americans are using technology more than other communities.
The social media giant Facebook announced on February 13 that a custom gender option with additional privacy settings for transgender people will be added to the network. The new feature, which was developed by the help of GLAAD, enables users to select a custom gender option, indicate preferred pronouns and adjust privacy settings for the custom gender field.
If President Barack Obama wants to move more quickly to normalise ties with Cuba, it appears he has gained the political space to do so, according to analyses of a major new bipartisan public-opinion poll released here Tuesday by the Atlantic Council. By Jim Lobe The survey, which was conducted last month, found that 56 […]
WHITE HOUSE — President Barack Obama hosted French President Francois Hollande at a state dinner filled with business leaders, political donors, and Hollywood celebrities. By Dan Robinson Hollande, who recently announced his split with longtime partner Valerie Trierweiler, was seated between Barack and Michelle Obama, in a heated outdoor tent that accommodated a crowd of 350. […]
Gay Couple Sentenced To Prison In Senegal For ‘Unnatural Acts’ By Nathan James A gay couple in Dakar, Senegal, convicted Friday of engaging in ‘unnatural acts’ for having sex with each other, has been sentenced to six months in prison, under the country’s penal code, which criminalizes homosexuality. The couple was turned in to police […]
Continuing the wave of homophobic hysteria sweeping the African continent, an angry mob of approximately 200 people raided the Abidjan offices of LGBT rights group Alternative Cote D’Ivoire this past Saturday. By Nathan James The attack comes after several days of growing anti-gay protests in the Ivory Coast, leading to the pillaging of the group’s […]
U.S. President Barack Obama is using a two-day, four-state tour to promote the goals he laid out Tuesday night in his State of the Union address, highlighted by a pledge to advance his economic agenda, even without Congressional support. Obama’s trip begins Wednesday in suburban Washington, 15 kilometers from the U.S. Capitol where he called […]