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Citibank, Barclays Urged to Condemn Uganda's "Kill the Gays" Bill A new petition is calling on Citibank and Barclays to take a stand against Uganda’s antihomosexuality bill.
Islam and Homosexuality: Straight, but Narrow On Thursday, a group of Sheiks and Imams stormed into health training for MSM in Likoni and threatened participants with violence. Apparently, the clergy was said to be unhappy that ‘people could behind closed talk about two men having sex’.
South Africa: Copy Cat Murder of Another Gay Man Brings Death Toll To Eight The body of a murdered gay man was found at the weekend bound and suffocated in a copy cat manner to seven previous cases in South Africa.
Domestic Violence Issues and Botswana’s LGBTI Community Domestic violence in the LGBTI community is a serious issue, although most of the cases are left unreported due to the system which is often oppressive and hostile towards LGBTI leading those involved in violence in fear to reveal their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Museveni: 'People Who are Gay are Not Persecuted nor Discriminated Against in Uganda'

help ug 2During an interview with BBC's Stephen Sacku,  the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni says that people who are gay are not persecuted nor discriminated against in his country. Quite a contrast from the actual situation in Uganda, with raids on LGB meetings and life threatening risks on LGB persons in Uganda

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