Sexual Minorities Uganda’s Statement on Continued Scapegoating of LGBTI Community in Uganda

Sexual Minorities Uganda would like to disassociate from the ongoing allegations by a cross section of individuals with the aim of associating the LGBTI community in Uganda for being the main “sponsors” of certain social, political or economic activities. While we encourage and respect each individual’s right to freely participant in any social, political and

Sexual Minorities Uganda: 2018 Mid Year Review

2018 has been a pivotal year for Sexual Minorities Uganda. Progress has been cited in each of our key thematic areas of programming (Advocacy and Law Reform; Research and Documentation; Capacity Development/Strengthening; Safety and Protection). Each area has been buttressed by a number of programs, campaigns and other efforts that will be outlined briefly below.

Why SMUG is .com not .org

When Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) was founded in March of 2004, its website’s domain name was “smug.org” as the Ugandan Constitution stipulates that any Ugandan can create an organization. Soon after the website’s release, SMUG employees noticed junk advertisements flooding the website. After approximately a week of inundating junk information, SMUG employees were unable to

Statement On Closure Of Event To Mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

Kampala – Thursday 17th May 2018 Sexual Minorities Uganda condemns the actions of the Uganda Police and the Minister of Ethics and Integrity in unlawfully interfering with and stopping an event held to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Today’s events come at a time when we are witnessing continuously narrowing

Sexual Minorities Uganda Statement on Postponed First Annual Conference on Key and Priority Populations.

Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) a network of lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex organizations in Uganda is saddened by the postponement of the First Annual Conference on Key and Priority Populations. According to information sent by the National Organizing committee, the First Annual Conference on Key and Priority Populations Conference that was scheduled for 9th

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 Dr Frank Mugisha calls upon the international community to speak up and directly hold Tanzania accountable for the violation of the human rights of the activists arrested and demand for