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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...

US WARNS UGANDA PARLIAMENT ON NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATION BILL 2015

U.S Ambassador to Uganda, Scott Delisi has warned Uganda against making laws that would stifle operations of Non-Governmental Organisations. Scott Delisi in a statement on...

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI COMMENDS CHURCH FOR REJECTING HOMOSEXUALITY.

President Yoweri Museveni has said the cutting off of donor aid to religious institutions over rejecting homosexuality in Uganda has forced churches into seeking other...

UGANDA GOVERNMENT URGED TO END VIOLATIONS AGAINST LGBT PERSONS

SMUG has highlighted the need for government to urgently address violation of rights of persons based on gender identity and sexual orientation. This after Human...

SMUG DEMANDS JUDICIAL JUSTICE.

Sexual Minorities Uganda calls upon the judiciary to fulfill its obligation by allowing the case in which Fr Simon Lokodo the State Minister of...

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...

Congratulations on 12th Anniversary, Freedom and Roam Uganda!

Kampala July 06, 2015 Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) congratulates Freedom and roam Uganda (FARUG) as they celebrated 12 years of existence on the 4th July....

Scott Lively lawyers in ‘crimes against humanity’ case want more information from plaintiffs

This article by Stephanie Barry was originally published on MassLive.com, Western Massachusetts’ most popular local news and information site, on June 16, 2015. The article can be...

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...

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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...