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Kenya: New Bill Wants Gays Stoned in Public

A bill seeking to have foreign gay people stoned to death in public in Kenya is now before the National Assembly through a petition by a political party. The draft bill has proposed that a foreigner who commits a homosexual act be stoned in public, while Kenyan nationals found guilty will be jailed for life.

Published
14 August 2014
From
AllAfrica
Uganda's Museveni wants to water down anti-gay law : lawmaker

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni wants to re-issue a divisive anti-gay law that was rejected by a court, but without tough penalties for consenting adults, a ruling party lawmaker said on Tuesday.

Published
14 August 2014
From
Reuters
Corporate leaders must stand up for LGBT rights in Africa

AVAC and partners are putting public pressure on US corporations who will be meeting with African leaders during the week of August 4th in Washington DC. We are working in coalition to develop a sign-on statement that will be published in media outlets and complemented by country-based advocacy in Africa, asking US corporations that have made public commitments to human rights, including rights for LGBT individuals, ask African governments to provide the same protections for their citizens

Published
07 August 2014
From
AVAC
Ugandan Lawmakers in Campaign to Revive Gay Law

Ugandan parliamentarians are launching a campaign to revive a recently invalidated anti-gay measure and hope to have it passed within weeks, a lawmaker said Wednesday.

Published
07 August 2014
From
New York Times
Damon L. Jacobs: The Calm in the PrEP Storm

A profile of Damon L. Jacobs, US PrEP advocate.

Published
07 August 2014
From
My Fabulous Disease
Challenges to the rights of sexual minorities in Africa

Pro-gay Ugandan Catholic priest analyses the rise of homophobia.

Published
05 August 2014
From
Peter Tatchell Foundation
Uganda Anti-Gay Law Struck Down by Court

A Ugandan court struck down a punitive anti-gay law on Friday that has strained Uganda’s relations with the West, but the court ruled on narrow technical grounds, preserving the possibility that the measure could be revived.

Published
04 August 2014
From
New York Times
Vietnam hosts third gay pride parade as attitudes soften

Around 300 activists led a colourful parade through Hanoi on Sunday in the nation's largest ever gay pride event, as communist Vietnam shows signs of increasing tolerance of sexual difference.

Published
04 August 2014
From
ABC
Self-testing has the potential to boost HIV diagnosis rates among MSM in China

Self-testing has the potential to boost HIV diagnosis rates among high-risk and hard-to-reach men who have sex with men (MSM) in China, according to a study published

Published
31 July 2014
By
Michael Carter
Why are some HIV-positive men more infectious than others?

A new study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) provides insights into the interplay among bacteria, viruses and the immune system during HIV infection.

Published
29 July 2014
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