The 2009 Anti-Homosexuality Bill has been now passed by Uganda's parliament. The President could sign it into law as early as tomorrow as LGBT people fear further persecution in the conservative country.
Following news of a similar Anti-Homosexuality Bill that is being proposed in neighbouring Uganda, the International Gay & Lesbian Human Rights Commission reports that the lower house of the Rwandan Parliament will hold its final debate on a draft revision of the penal code that will, for the first time, make homosexuality a crime in Rwanda.
South Korean queers have responded forcefully to the anti-gay Christian fundamentalist lobby's efforts to remove them from a landmark non-discrimination bill currently being reviewed by lawmakers. Matt Kelley reports from Seoul.
Sen. Hillary Clinton has pledged to support gay causes if elected president in the 2008 race. Same-sex couples in Taiwan may soon be covered under the revised Domestic Violence Bill. In London, a man responsible for the 1999 bombing of a London gay bar, which killed three, has had his original prison sentence extended from 30 years to 50.