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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...

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...

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...

Why anti-gay sentiment remains strong in much of Africa

This article is part of a series The Conversation Africa is running on issues related to LGBTI in Africa. You can read the rest...

SMUG ED Message for IDAHOT 2015

IDAHOT 2015 Message by Dr. Frank Mugisha the Executive Director of Sexual Minorities Uganda - SMUG

Pepe Onziema Nominated for GLAAD Media Award

Our very own Pepe Julian Onziema, Programme Director and Advocacy Officer of Sexual Minorities Uganda, is nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in the...

Uganda Celebrates 2nd Gay Pride

This article was originally published in The Guardian and can be accessed here.  Uganda has hosted its first gay pride rally since a draconian anti-homosexuality law...

Ugandan Parliament In Talks to Resume Anti-Gay Bill

This article was originally published in Mambaonline.com and can be accessed here.  Described as akin to the mythical Hydra with many heads, the horrific Anti-Homosexuality...

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Free The 13 Human Rights Activists Jailed In Tanzania Now!

Sexual Minorities Uganda demands for the immediate release of the 13 activists that were arrested in Tanzania and falsely charged with “promoting homosexuality”. Our Executive Director...

Uganda’s “Pornography Control Committee” To Get Away With Tracking LGBT People

By Austin Bryan, Research Fellow Kampala, Uganda — Today Uganda’s Minister of Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, announced that Uganda has approved funds for the “Pornography Control...

Sexual Minorities Uganda Statement on Cancellation of Pride 2017 Opening Gala

16th August 2017 Kampala Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) a network of lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex organizations in Uganda strongly condemns the Minister...