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SEXUAL MINORITIES UGANDA COMMEMORATES INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY

  SMUG has today joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Human Rights Day today themed “Our Rights. Our Freedoms. Always”. Commemoration...

Number Of Men Seeking Medical Circumcision Services Declines

The number of men seeking medical circumcision services has declined following a requirement by the health ministry for all men to undergo tetanus vaccination...

HEALTH WORKERS URGED TO PROVIDE MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN WITH FEMALE CONDOMS

Health workers in Uganda urged not to turn away men who have sex with men when who opt to use the female condom. Speaking at...

REAct MEETS INTERNATIONAL HIV AIDS ALLIANCE TEAM AT SMUG OFFICES.

For over a year now Rights Evidence Action - REAct has substantively changed the lives of Ugandan members of the LGBT community. Formed in...

Diane Bakuraira Sydney on the significance of Women’s Day to her as a Lesbian...

Of what significance is women’s day to you as a lesbian woman in Uganda? I appreciate myself as a woman even before the aspect of...

SMUG Programs Director shares experience of Working in a Hostile Environment

The year is 2004, and young activists from the newly formed Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) are repeatedly met with a cold reception when they...

UGANDANS URGED TO JOIN IN FIGHT AGAINST STIGMATIZATION OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

Ugandans are urged to join in the cause to fight stigma and give hope to young people living with the HIV. Speaking at Uganda’s...

SMUG Meets Us-Special Envoy for Human Rights of LGBT Persons

Sexual Minorities Uganda held a meeting with the US Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI persons on the 14th/July/2015 to discuss issues...

Highlights into Pride Uganda 2015 Celebrations.

Day one had members of the LGBTI community meet , greet and interact with different partners that have supported, continue to support and contribute...

PRE PRIDE UGANDA CELEBRATIONS 2015

While it’s difficult to get an exact percentage, the most widely accepted statistic is that 1 in 10 people identify themselves as LGBT. This...

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