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Uganda is about to pass a law that will ensure the execution of gay people, people suspected of being gay, or people who may have something to do with someone who is possibly gay. This law stems from political activism by American based conservatives based in Washington DC and is made possible by US and…

Gay? There’s an app for that.

Apple has screwed the pooch, and it was inevitable. Apple decided that they would decide what apps would be available in their app store and what apps would not. The moment they did that they avoided a whole set of problems, but created other ones that are a bit more subtle. A couple of days…

My one time friend Robert Church, the artist, would carry 48 cents in his pocket wherever he went: A quarter, a dime, and the rest in nickles and pennies. Then, when some moran would complain about the NEH … this was the days of the Maplethorp maneno … he would pull the 48 cents out…

This is a developing story (see links below). Joe Sonka, who may nor may not be gay, and his “date” who happens to be a straight guy, went to the Creation Museum “Date Night” on the evening of the 11th. They were not allowed in. I was explained to them that being gay was very…

Minneapolis just got a whole lot gayer!

Minneapolis Mayor RT Ryback welcomes the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to the LGBT Equality: Creating Change conference being held this weekend in gayer of the Twin Cities. Of special importance is that the NGLTF will be releasing a major report on discrimination against transgender individuals some time today.

There is a report of David Kato Kisule’s death in a blog post at Gay Uganda here. And this: Joint statement of the European Parliament’s Intergroup of LGBT Rights: Death of David Kato… We are deeply saddened by the murder of David Kato Kisule, yesterday 26 January in Kampala, Uganda. David was a lifelong human…

Not much info on this: The blood soaked rag Rolling Stone has been blocked from printing the names, photos, and addresses of gay Ugandan citizens. When the paper did so last year with the headline “Hang Them,” it was taken to court. Here is what Justice Kibuuka Musoke wrote in his ruling: “Gays are also…

See also: Anti-Gay Atmosphere Permeates Uganda Stop a Witch hunt against Gays in Uganda Fighting the Anti-Gay Bill in Uganda

In a landmark vote for gay rights, the Senate on Saturday voted to advance legislation that would overturn the military ban on openly gay troops known as “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The 63-33 test vote all but guarantees the legislation will pass the Senate, possibly by day’s end, and reach the president’s desk before the…