Candid Conversation With A Dr Serving the LGBTIQ community in Mbale.

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) people in Uganda continue to face discrimination in different ways especially in health care settings. This is why it is important that the health system is brought on board to provide friendly services to LGBTIQ people. While speaking during the Know Your Rights Eastern Region community dialogue


The COVID-19 pandemic has no doubt presented an unprecedented condition that has affected and crippled the operation of businesses, offices, industries, travel, closure of airspace, and borders world over forcing governments to put in place extra preventive measures in-country to reduce the spread of the pandemic.   The President’s address[1] prohibited people to people interactions and

Know Your Rights, An Understanding of the Legal Framework for Advocacy during COVID-19 Pandemic.

Background; Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) through the REAct Project under Safety and Protection Department working with Research & Documentation and Linking Learning Department runs the KNOW YOUR RIGHTS program.  The Know your Rights Program is an initiative that started about three-four years ago against the need and background to equip LGBTI organization leaders and community

Sexual Minorities Uganda joins webinar to discuss the issues faced by the LGBTIQ community because of COVID-19.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG joined Right Here Right Now Uganda-RHRN for a webinar aimed at addressing the issues faced by the LGBTIQ community because of COVID-19. The discussion was moderated by the SMUG Research and Documentation Officer Richard Lusimbo who guided the panel to put across pertinent issues. They were joined by community members and allies who

LBQ women in Uganda share lived realities During COVID-19 to mark Lesbian Visibility Day.

Today Sexual Minorities Uganda has joined the rest of the world to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day. On this day, we have chosen highlight the lived realities of some LBQ women in Uganda. These brave women have let us into their lives and are letting us know that despite the pandemic, they are determined to remain

Change The Narrative By Engaging in Active Advocacy.

Young people have been urged to engage in active advocacy if they are to bring about long lasting change especially within the health sector. According to the Sexual Minorities Uganda Research and Documentation officer Richard Lusimbo, change takes place at the local, national and global levels when youth through advocacy engage with police officers, religious