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We are a coalition of faith leaders who are mobilizing support for human rights to eliminate laws based on sexual orientation or gender iden

Malawi Actions Show the Need for Full Decrminalization

The pardon and release of Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza was celebrated across the world, but according to The Times of South Africa, Tiwonge, who identifies as a woman, and Steven were separated and sent to their respective family villages.  … Continue reading

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Malawi Couple Pardoned

by Cindi Creager, GLAAD Director of National News The New York Times, CNN and several other outlets are reporting today that the Malawi couple,  jailed for being who they are, have been pardoned by Malawi’s president, Bingu wa Mutharika.  Tiwonge … Continue reading

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“Missionaries of Hate:” American Architects of Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill

May 24, 2010 by Ann Craig, GLAAD’s Director of Religion Faith and Values  As faith leaders ramp up a campaign to sign the “Uganda Declaration” to challenge state-sponsored violence against LGBT people in Uganda, Malawi and in 80 other countries, … Continue reading

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Launched May 17, 2010, International Day Against Homophobia Introduction and Background In the very first years of the HIV/AIDS pandemic across the world, people with AIDS were shunned by their families, religions and communities. It wasn’t long, however, before faith … Continue reading

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Uganda Declaration

UNITARIAN-UNIVERSALIST –  UNITED NATIONS OFFICE 777 West UN Plaza, Suite 7G, New York, NY 10017  Media Release  – May 17, 2010 Media Contacts:  Patricia Ackerman  917-488-9929 OR Ann Craig  213-703-1365 COALITION LAUNCHES “UGANDA DECLARATION” FOR LGBT HUMAN RIGHTS: International … Continue reading

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Standing with Bishop Christopher Senyonjo

Bishop Christopher Senyonjo of Uganda is leading the way for faith leaders to take the risk and speak out for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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