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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Anti-Gay Bill Passed Into Law In Uganda Yesterday And Some Gay Men Were Burned Alive…

Anti-Gay Bill Passed Into Law In Uganda Yesterday And Some Gay Men Were Burned Alive

Uganda has just signed a bill that further criminalizes homosexuality, CNN reports. A man was even burned to death for being gay.

Passed on Friday, the Anti-Homosexuality Bill calls for life imprisonment for gay s*x involving HIV-positive individuals, acts with minors and the disabled, and for repeated “offenses” between consenting adults.

The bill’s original 2009 version, named “Kill The Gays,” went as far as calling for the death penalty for certain homosexual acts; that provision was shelved following international furor.

Under its latest iteration, anyone who conducts marriage ceremonies for same-s*x couples faces seven years behind bars. Failure to report homosexual activity to police is also criminalized. Doctors who treat gays, landlords who rent them property and those suspected of being LBGTQ are subject to five-year prison terms under the bill.

Anyone who offers support to homosexuals will also be committing a criminal offense, which can reportedly extend to counseling.

Though homosexuality has already been illegal in the Southeast African nation, some argued this bill needed to be passed to safeguard against Western values.

“This is a piece of legislation that is needed in this country to protect the traditional family here in Africa,” said David Bahati, the member of Uganda’s parliament who introduced the original bill.

Bahati is also part of The Family, a private and influential evangelical sect that sends money to African nations to promote anti-gay legislation.

Per a Fog City Journal article, ”The Family and other anti-gay groups have long viewed Uganda as a laboratory to experiment with Christian theocracy.”

According to Boise Weekly, the Anti-Homosexuality Bill had additional input from U.S. evangelicals. They included Scott Lively, a Massachusetts evangelical facing a U.S. lawsuit by gays in Uganda, accusing him of inciting homophobia in the African nation, according to the New York Times.

“There are those factions of the evangelical community in the U.S. that believe they’ve more or less lost the fight against the homosexual agenda,” said Malika Zouhali Worrall, a filmmaker who has documented Uganda’s LBGTQ community. ”Therefore, they’re trying to pre-empt it in other 


“Protecting” children is another reason lawmakers are arguing for the bill; Bahati said it will ”defend our culture and defend the future of our children.”

An infamous news article in the country even reads, “Hang Them; They Are After Our Kids!”

Many LBGTQs and supporters in the nation and worldwide decried the bill’s passage.

“The witch hunt had already started, and now it has been legitimized by the parliament of Uganda, which is very scary,” said Clare Byarugaba, who coordinates the Ugandan Civil Society Coalition on Human Rights and Constitutional Law, a gay rights group. ”We don’t know how brutal the police will be now that the bill has passed. With this legitimization, it’s going to get worse.”

Ross Murray, director of news at the U.S. at the Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, called the bill ”one of the worst human rights violations of our time.”

“It is now up to fair-minded Americans to speak up for the very lives of LGBTQ people in Uganda,” he told the Washington Post.

Brazil's Miss Bumbum contestants cause traffic jam as they take a stroll on the streets

The contestants of Brazil's glamour model pageant, Miss Bumbum 2015, caused traffic gridlock yesterday August 4th as they took a stroll on the streets of Sau Paulo in Brazil to campaign for public votes in the competition. Of the 27 shortlisted candidates, only 15 of them with the highest number of votes from the public will be allowed to contest in the grand final. see More photos

Taylor Swift graces the cover of Vanity fair, talks about her inner sanctum of friends.

Taylor Swift sat down with Vanity Fair where the she opened up about her inner sanctum of friends. Taylor's idea about dating and the importance of valuing yourself and your friends also extends into her inner circle, which she called "the sisterhood."
She said:

"We even have girls in our group who have dated the same people. It’s almost like the sisterhood has such a higher place on the list of priorities for us," Taylor shared. "It’s so much more important than some guy that it didn’t work out with. When you’ve got this group of girls who need each other as much as we need each other, in this climate, when it’s so hard for women to be understood and portrayed the right way in the media ... now more than ever we need to be good and kind to each other and not judge each other."
"And just because you have the same taste in men, we don’t hold that against each other," she added.

She didn't address her relationship with current boyfriend Calvin Harris.

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An immediate follow up to his top 10 performance in the recent Vector King Kong rap contest,Tytanium is here with an exciting new single as a prelude to his upcoming project “The Tyme EP”.. Listen  up

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Ink Edwards titles this new single, “The Chairman Medley”, a soft melodious mash-up of 8 songs from M.I Abaga’s third studio album titled ‘The Chairman’which was release on October 30, 2014.

M.I Abaga and Ink Edwards in the past have collaborated on remarkable single, ‘Baddest’ that further brought out Ink Edwards rap skills as a brilliant artiste who will definitely stand the test of time.

“The Chairman Medley”, produced by Galactic Beatz is the first in a series of new materials that will be released by Ink Edwards and it sampled 8 songs off “The Chairman” album including; Rich, The Middle, Human Being, Shekpe, Bad Belle, Brother, Monkey and Always Love.

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Shezzy Brown has really stepped up his game following the success of his previous singles ‘Dakelemo’ and ‘My Desire’ which were widely accepted and both enjoyed massive rotation on radio around Europe and Nigeria).

‘Bamise’ produced by Top Age, carries an astonishing hook, well-coordinated lyrics and tuneful vocals. I am very sure you will become a fan after listening to this melodious tune.

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