Telecom company Orange has pulled its advertisements from the Uganda tabloid that outed 200 people in the country, the day after President Yoweri Museveni signed the country’s controversial anti-gay law into effect on February 24.
The city council of Oxford, Mississippi has unanimously passed a resolution to recognize the dignity and worth of all its people, including those who are LGBT.
Ireland has announced that it will not reduce its aid to Uganda, despite disapproval of its notoriously harsh anti-gay laws.
In response to Arizona’s recently vetoed anti-gay bill, Arizona State Senator Steve Gallardo decided to come out publicly on Wednesday, March 5.
Wyoming has now joined the ever-growing list of conservative states facing lawsuits against their ban on marriage equality.
Minister for International Development Cooperation Hillevi Engstroem announced on March 5 that Sweden would be stopping all development aid to Uganda as a direct result of the anti-gay bill President Yoweri Museveni signed into law on February 24.
Two of Kentucky’s top officials, both Democrats, are at odds over the issue of the state’s ban on marriage equality. Attorney General Jack Conway has announced he will not defend discrimination—but Governor Steve Beshear, who wants the United States Supreme Court to decide the issue, plans to hire appeal lawyers himself if he has to.
On Monday, March 3, Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper provided a statement declaring his support for marriage equality for LGBT rights group One Colorado’s campaign called “Why Marriage Matters in Colorado.”
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has revealed that she wrote to the Ugandan Minister for Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa on February 26, to express her objection to the passage of the nation’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill.
Entrepreneur Mike Waxman is using his personal experiences to create social change for the LGBT community with his newest venture.