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Uganda’s Anti Homosexuality Bill

CC Image Courtesy of Riek Havok Uganda’s Anti Homosexuality Bill by Matt Hasvold* The status of LGBT men and women has long been a controversial topic in Uganda and most of Africa. In 2009, Uganda’s LGBT policy was thrust into the limelight with the introduction of new anti-gay legislation. In response, there was a great…

Jan 2014

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Russia: Medals, Scandals, and Propaganda

CC Image Courtesy of Valya Egorshin Medals, Scandals, and Propaganda: 2014 Winter Olympic Games and Anti-Gay Propaganda Laws in Russia by Yujin Chun* On June 30, 2013, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law[1] a bill that bans the spreading of “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations to minors” and the distribution of information that promotes…

Oct 2013