Americas

Anti-gay hate group has cozy ties to Putin, Russia

The World Congress of Families (WCF) is moving full speed ahead with plans to hold an international anti-LGBT conference at the Kremlin in Moscow this fall, despite the growing international crisis in Ukraine and the withdrawal of key conference partner Concerned Women for America over concerns that holding the conference would give the appearance of … Continue reading

Europe

Europe targets anti-gay laws in Uganda, Nigeria

The European Parliament today called for action against new anti-gay laws in Uganda and Nigeria, the parliament’s Intergroup on LGBT Rights reported. Those actions include redirecting aid away from the governments of Uganda and Nigeria and toward civil society organization there. The parliament also urged consideration of refusing to issue visas for Ugandan and Nigerian … Continue reading

Faith and religion

Ugandan anti-gay strategy: The war has barely begun

Supporters of Uganda’s harsh new Anti-Homosexuality Act are preparing their next steps, according to a strategy document from anti-gay Pastor Stephen Langa. Langa, executive director of Uganda’s Family Life Network, organized the seminar  in 2009 at which American anti-gay activist Scott Lively energized Uganda’s anti-homosexuality movement shortly before the Anti-Homosexuality Bill was introduced. Langa’s letter states … Continue reading