Communications Officers Within SMUG Membership Vow To Work Together To Amplify LGBTIQ Voices In Uganda.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG, Executive Director Dr Frank Mugisha calls upon the communications persons within SMUG membership organizations to work together to amplify the LGBTIQ voice in Uganda through the use of social media. He was speaking at a two day communications training held in Kampala organized by SMUG in a bid to fill up the

Sexual Minorities Uganda Celebrates International Women’s Day Despite Police Interference

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG joined Freedom and Roam Uganda-FARUG to celebrate the annual International Women’s Day on 8th March 2019 with the theme “Balance for Better.” Despite the security threats faced that forced us to move the celebration to another venue, the event that was to begin at 4pm was delayed by two hours, fortunately by

Sexual Minorities Uganda together with Other CSOs Launch PEPFAR Country Operational Plan 2019

This is the “People’s Voice” – containing Uganda’s community priorities and recommendations for PEPFAR for the Country Operational Plan 2019. The recommendations have been developed by people living with HIV and health activists using information gathered in February 2019 during community consultations and additionally through facility monitoring carried out at seven PEPFAR supported sites in

Dr Frank Mugisha Receives Paul Cottingham Trust Award on behalf of David Kato.

Sexual Minorities Uganda Executive Director Dr Frank Mugisha received the first ever Paul Cottingham Trust Award on behalf of the Late David Kato. The annual award is meant to appreciate an individual or a group of people making a real difference for their communities. While accepting the award Frank said he was honored. David Kato

LGBTIQ Community in Uganda Urged To Engage in Frequent Cancer Screening

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer-LGBTIQ people in Uganda are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with cancer because they are more likely to engage specific behaviors that increase their likelihood developing cancer. These could be sexual practices and social behavior like alcohol and cigarette consumption. The most prominent types of cancer that

Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (LBT) Sensitisation Workshop with Health Care Providers in Eastern Uganda

  On 21/01/2019, SMUG held a sensitisation workshop with Health Care providers in Eastern Uganda. The workshop was held with the support of and in collaboration with the Eastern Region Women’s Empowerment Organisation (ERWEO), Holistic Organisation to Promote Equality Mbale (HOPE Mbale), TRIUMPH Uganda, and the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, who together advocate and