David Kato RIP

David Kato

http://changingattitude.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/David-Kato-Uganda-605×401.jpg 605w, http://changingattitude.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/David-Kato-Uganda.jpg 658w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” /> Three years ago today, David Kato Kisule the Advocacy & Litigation Officer for SMUG, Sexual Minorities Uganda, was murdered in cold blood at his house in Mukono. A memorial service is being held this Sunday afternoon to remember David and celebrate his life at St. Paul’s […]

Ugandan Parliament passes Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Uganda’s parliament abruptly passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill Friday, though the prime minister said that not enough members of parliament were present to establish a formal quorum and validate the vote. The bill was passed without any public notice, prompting international rights organizations to question its legal legitimacy. The bill now goes to President Yoweri Museven to […]

Uganda Parliament to adjourn until 2013 without action on Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Andrew Mwenda, former leader of the opposition

Warren Throckmorton reported yesterday that according to Parliament spokeswoman Helen Kawesa, the Ugandan Parliament will adjourn from 14 December 2012 until February 4, 2013. After considering the Accountants Bill, Parliament will begin a Christmas recess with the next scheduled sitting being in the new year. The Anti-Homosexuality Bill will not have a second reading until […]

Campaign against the Ugandan anti-gay bill

Coffins outside Scott Lively’s coffee shop where preaching hate is a daily tool

Changing Attitude is just one of the many international organisations and campaigns that are opposing the pernicious Ugandan anti-gay bill. The bill hovers on the parliamentary timetable, driven by the speaker of parliament who has promised to secure passage of the bill as a Christmas present to the Ugandan people. It is one of the […]