Scott Lively, Former Leader of Oregon Citizens Alliance, to Stand Trial for Crimes Against Humanity

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Scott Lively, the former leader of the now-defunct anti-gay group Oregon Citizens Alliance, will stand trial for crimes against humanity.Lively was sued last year in federal court in Massachusetts, accusing him of violating international law by helping craft legislation in Uganda that later became known as "Kill the Gays," by making homosexuality punishable by death. A trial court judge has now said—for ...   More
Friday, August 16, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Southridge High School, Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill and A March

Something big is brewing at Southridge High School in Beaverton and it has to do with Uganda. On Friday afternoon, Southridge students met to discuss a march and rally they're organizing for Jan. 23 to demonstrate in Beaverton against impending anti-gay legislation in Uganda. While the practice of homosexuality has long been illegal in Uganda, some lawmakers in that African nation (with the ...   More
Saturday, December 19, 2009 Brittany Rogers

Wyden Asks for Review of Ugandan Trade Status in Light of Anti-Gay Bill

Students at Southridge High School in Beaverton aren't the only ones taking action against Uganda's barbarous Anti-Homosexuality Bill. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) recently sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stating, “I strongly urge you to communicate immediately to the Ugandan government, and President Yoweri Museveni directly, that Uganda's beneficiary status under ...   More
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 Ari Phillips

The Latest on Southridge High School And Uganda's Anti-Gay Legislation

A couple of weeks ago, we reported that students at Southridge High School were trying to organize a large demonstration in Beaverton to call attention to horrific anti-gay legislation in Uganda. Students at the Beaverton school continued to work on the issue through their holiday break, and say they've gained support for the march from the Beaverton School District and other gay-straight alliances ...   More
Friday, January 8, 2010 Brittany Rogers

Hundreds March in Beaverton To Protest Anti-Gay Bill in Uganda

Several hundred students from Southridge High and other schools joined community members to demonstrate today in Beaverton against a proposed anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda that would execute HIV-positive gay people, among other horrors. “Whether you support gay rights or not, this is a human rights issue.” said Thomas Lwebuga, a Ugandan man who works at Southridge and started ...   More
Saturday, January 23, 2010 Brittany Rogers

Insta-Update II on An Oregon Senator In The News

We reported a few weeks back on U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) leaning on the State Department to let Uganda know that passage of horrific anti-gay legislation (which would incarcerate or possibly sentence to death citizens for being lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) would carry consequences for trade with the United States. Wyden's office today released this response (PDF) from the State ...   More
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 HANK STERN


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