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Report: Passage of anti-LGBT laws in Uganda led to ten-fold increase in attacks

Uganda has suffered an alarming rise in attacks on gay and lesbian people since it passed an anti-homosexuality law late last year, research has found. The report, compiled by Sexual Minorities Uganda, detailed an attempted lynching, mob violence, homes burned down, blackmail, lost jobs, arrests, evictions and suicides. The number…

Uganda LGBT rights group sues U.S. evangelist for ‘persecution’

An LGBT rights group in Uganda on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against an American Christian evangelical leader alleging that he conspired to persecute people on the basis of their sexual identity. Center for Constitutional Rights attorney Pamela Spees, who is representing Sexual Minorities Uganda, told Raw Story that group is…