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Uganda president signs anti-gay laws

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

Published
24 February 2014
From
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

Published
23 February 2014
From
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

Published
23 February 2014
From
The Observer
South Africa drops deportation case against Ugandan gay rights campaigner

Government officials tried to force Paul Semugoma on to flight to Uganda, say activists, despite court order allowing him to stay

Published
21 February 2014
From
The Guardian
STD rates continue to climb in San Francisco

San Francisco saw increased cases of sexually transmitted diseases for the eighth consecutive year in 2013. But new HIV infections have steadily declined since 2006 - gay men appear to be focusing on HIV prevention and may not be as concerned with having gonorrhea and syphilis.

Published
21 February 2014
From
Bay Area Reporter
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.

Published
21 February 2014
From
Human Rights Watch LGBT
Young people who acquire HIV in Uganda report poor communication and mistrust in their relationships

Compared with young people who remain HIV negative, recent seroconverters in Rakai, Uganda describe sexual relationships marked by poorer communication, greater suspicion and mistrust, and larger and

Published
20 February 2014
By
Roger Pebody
South Africa asked to halt deportation of Ugandan Dr Paul Semugoma

Rights groups urged South Africa’s government Wednesday to halt the deportation of a Ugandan doctor and gay rights activist over fears that he will be at risk if sent home.

Published
19 February 2014
From
Citizen
France's 'invisible disaster': how heroin devastated the banlieues in the 1980s

Health authorities failed to track the deadly toll of Aids and drug addiction in Paris, Marseille and Lyon, a new history shows.

Published
19 February 2014
From
The Guardian / Le Monde
Why some people don’t want to start HIV treatment

Researchers in the European Union and Australia conducted research into perceived barriers to starting ART. A primary barrier for HIV-positive people is not feeling sufficiently unwell or having symptoms. Doctors delayed initiation of ART when they perceived patients to be suffering from depression, if there was substance use or if they believed that patients did not understand the need to adhere to HIV medicines.

Published
19 February 2014
From
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