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  • South Africa: Gauteng pays after forced sterilisation for HIV-positive woman

    The Gauteng health department has agreed to pay almost half-a-million rand to an HIV-positive woman after she was coercively sterilised.

    14 April 2014 | Mail & Guardian
  • Uganda police raid U.S. military AIDS clinic, order it shut

    Activists in Uganda report that plain-clothes police raided a U.S. military-affiliated AIDS services clinic in Kampala today, accused it of promoting homosexuality, and ordered it to close. The clinic has been one of relatively few health-care facilities in the city that willingly treat LGBT people.

    03 April 2014 | 76crimes.com
  • The economic costs and development impact of exclusion of LGBT people

    The loss of labour productivity and output because of employment discrimination and the loss of life years due to early death or disability could generate costs of up to US$ 31 billion in India alone. These preliminary estimates were presented by Dr Lee Badgett from UMass Amherst, one of the major public research universities in America.

    20 March 2014 | UNAIDS
  • Global Fund expresses “deep concern” about new anti-gay law in Uganda

    The Global Fund has expressed “deep concern” about a law signed by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni that imposes jail terms of up to seven years for those who ‘aid or abet’ homosexual relations, which could implicate health workers providing services and counseling to people living with HIV.

    28 February 2014 | Global Fund Observer
  • Don’t cut ties with Uganda; that’s an anti-gay trap

    The Rev. Canon Kapya Kaoma, an Episcopal priest from Zambia and a project director at Political Research Associates, predicted last month that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni would sign the Anti-Homosexuality Bill. Now that Museveni has done so, Kaoma discusses what’s to be done now. He warns that some LGBT advocates’ calls for countries to cut diplomatic ties to Uganda is exactly what Museveni hopes will happen.

    28 February 2014 | 76 Crimes
  • Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 full text

    The full text of the draconian legislation to prohibit homosexuality signed into law by Uganda's President Museveni today.

    24 February 2014 | Scribd
  • Uganda president signs anti-gay laws

    Yoweri Museveni defies US warning and signs law toughening already strict legislation against homosexuals.

    24 February 2014 | The Guardian
  • Why Africa is the most homophobic continent

    As Uganda's president remains on the brink of ratifying savage new anti-gay laws, our Africa Correspondent reports on a continent at war with itself

    23 February 2014 | The Observer
  • Uganda's Yoweri Museveni puts anti-gay legislation on hold

    Yoweri Museveni challenges US scientists to advise on whether homosexuality is caused by nature or nurture

    23 February 2014 | The Observer
  • Uganda: Anti-Homosexuality Law Will Come at a Serious Cost

    Uganda’s pending Anti-Homosexuality bill violates the country’s human rights obligations and is a barrier to advancing critical public health goals.Uganda’s international donor partners should clearly and publicly specify the consequences for relations with Uganda if the Anti-Homosexuality bill becomes law.

    21 February 2014 | Human Rights Watch LGBT
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