The British Home Office announced this week it has put a hold on deportation proceedings for Ugandan lesbian Harriet Nakigudde, as the office considers her request for political asylum.
Uganda's virulently antigay foreign minister will take office in September.
On Wednesday, the United Nations General Assembly is set to elect Uganda's foreign minister as president. LGBT advocates say that spells bad news for the international body.
The investigation prompted false reports of the closure of the Refugee Law Project, based at Uganda's Makere University.
Aidah Asaba has been told to prepare for deportation Saturday to a nation with a virulently homophobic climate, but activists are pleading her case in a variety of ways.
Sexual Minorities Uganda reports more than 160 incidents of violence and harassment against Ugandans perceived to be LGBTI since the nation's parliament ratified the Anti-Homosexuality Act six months ago.
LGBT Ugandans and allies staged a protest outside a London hotel where President Yoweri Museveni was speaking, while the first LGBT people to face formal charges for gay sex were granted bail.
The Anti-Homosexuality Act allows for the imprisonment of leaders of nongovernmental agencies that work with the LGBT community, but a new law could make punishments even harsher.
'What must God think of our country?' asks Glenn Grothman, an ultraconservative Wisconsin state legislator now seeking a congressional seat.
A California businessman used his vacation in Uganda to plant an LGBT pride flag atop the country's highest mountain.