But even if the new NSW premier is right — so what? W ith the election of Mike Baird as the new premier, New South Wales is potentially about to embark on a sharp social conservative turn. Baird not only opposes same-sex marriage and same-sex adoption , but is he also anti-abortion and against heroin injecting rooms. On a more serious note, NSW deputy opposition leader Linda Burney also demanded that Baird explain whether he still held this "backward" view, stating that:. The question has long been a point of contention for lesbian and gay people, but the idea that we are " born this way " has become an article of faith in recent years.
Uganda has announced plans to impose the death penalty on homosexuals. It only criminalises the act. We want it made clear that anyone who is even involved in promotion and recruitment has to be criminalised. Those that do grave acts will be given the death sentence.
Joan Baez is a musical icon. There is no doubt in stating the impact Joan has had throughout the years through her music. Her music is considered to be one of the greatest gifts in an era filled with racism, war, and violence. For well over 60 years, Joan has captured the hearts of millions around the world and at even at the age of 78 years, still has the same passion, the fire and the desire she once did when she was a teenager.
MPs in Uganda are to push for new laws to make homosexual acts punishable by death. James Nsaba Buturo, an MP, said parliamentarians wanted to retable a bill ruled unconstitutional by a court in that would introduce capital sentences for gay sex. Homosexuality is illegal in most countries on the African continent.