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

Sexual Minorities Uganda’s statement on Angola’s decriminalisation of same sex conduct.

25th January 2019 Sexual Minorities Uganda would like to extend the warmest, deepest, and most heartfelt admiration to the Angolan people for their achievement in decriminalizing same-sex conduct. This amazing breakthrough simultaneously carries out the banning of discrimination based on sexual orientation, and can be seen as the wonderful fruit of the immense efforts of our

Ugandans Urged to Tackle Transphobia by Protecting the Trans Community In Uganda.

Sexual Minorities Uganda joined Trans Equality Network as they marked the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance- TDoR. The members of TEU say the day is important for them to celebrate their identities with the vibrant members of the community here in Uganda and across the globe. Sexual Minorities Uganda Programs Director Pepe Julian Onziema said,

HIV Organizations Decry “Political Interference” with HIV Response in Uganda

PRESS STATEMENT For Immediate Release:November 22 2018 Alliance of Women Advocating for Change • Sexual Minorities Uganda • Health GAP WONETHA • Uganda Harm Reduction Network • International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Eastern Africa • Transgender Equality Uganda • Uganda Network on Law Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET) HIV Organizations Decry “Political Interference” with HIV Response in Uganda.

Uganda’s Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo Back at his Homophobic Antics!

Uganda’s Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo is back at his homophobic antics! He ordered that any Key Populations presentations be cancelled from the National HIV Prevention Symposium. Lokodo targeted Sexual Minorities Uganda Acting Programs Director Richard Lusimbo who after lots of research and preparation was excited to give a presentation about “Using Rights Evidence

Uganda’s Speaker Of Parliament Hailed For Homophobic Stance at Inter Parliamentary Union Summit in Geneva.

Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has received lots of praise from members of parliament after she harshly criticized the president of the Inter Parliamentary Union Gabriella Barroza for trying to move a motion on homosexuality on the agenda of the IPU summit without the consent of both Arab and African representatives. According to Parliament