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Ugandan lesbian activist speaks about troubled times and her faith

Ugandan lesbian activist speaks about troubled times and her faith

By Heather Cassell

Ugandan LGBT activists have been on edge this year.

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By Heather Cassell | October 10, 2018

Gay Iraqi Ghazwan Alsharif's story about his journey to freedom has been a decade in the making. Next week, Bay Area audiences will have the opportunity to see the award-winning documentary "From Baghdad to The Bay."

By Heather Cassell | October 3, 2018

Same-sex Romanian couples should have the same family rights as straight couples, Romania's Constitutional Court ruled September 27.


By Heather Cassell | September 26, 2018

Transgender Bangladeshi activists saw the fruits of their labor pay off last week when the South Asian country's government appointed its first-ever transgender person to a national position.

By Heather Cassell | September 19, 2018

Rikke Hennum, a queer woman who is manager of the United Nations Free and Equal campaign, addressed members of San Francisco's Golden Gate Business Association about the important role businesses and corporations play in human rights work.


By Heather Cassell | September 12, 2018

India's LGBT citizens celebrated the country's Supreme Court decision last week that struck down the 150-year-old British colonial era law criminalizing homosexuality.

By Heather Cassell | September 5, 2018

LGBT and human rights activists around the world have denounced Malaysia for the September 3 caning of two lesbians under Sharia law.


By Heather Cassell | August 29, 2018

A gay Nigerian activist who left his country two years ago continues to speak out about homophobia there and hopes to facilitate change from his new home in the United States.

By Heather Cassell | August 22, 2018

Chinese gay activist Kevin Lin boldly stated that "China is coming out," at the recent conference of LGBT Asians and Pacific Islanders in San Francisco.


By Heather Cassell | August 15, 2018

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado welcomed the country's Supreme Court ruling August 8 that declared a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

By Heather Cassell | August 8, 2018

France's LGBT expert Frederic Potier is working to reduce hate crimes against the country's queer community and improve LGBT lives throughout France.


By Heather Cassell | August 1, 2018

Sports is the avenue to equality, believes Amazin LĂȘThi, a Vietnamese sports and LGBT human rights advocate.

By Heather Cassell | July 25, 2018

Thousands of LGBT Israelis and supporters took to the streets July 22 for a one-day strike called by queer movement leaders to protest a new surrogacy law that excludes LGBT people and single men.


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