Sexual Minorities Uganda Holds Dialogue Visits With Eastern Region membership Organizations.

Sexual Minorities Uganda visited and held dialogue meetings with three membership organizations in the Eastern Region of Uganda. These organizations include Triumph Uganda, Eastern Region Women’s Empowerment  Organization – ERWEO, and Holistic Organization to Promote Equality-Hope Mbale. Sean Awali the Executive director hope Mbale thanked SMUG for including the organization in all aspects of programming.

Sexual Minorities Uganda Holds Financial Literacy Training in Eastern Uganda.

Sexual Minorities Uganda(SMUG) in partnership with Elton John AIDs Foundation(EJAF) and Open Society Initiative For East Africa (OSIEA) conducted a financial literacy training of LGBTI organisations in the Eastern Region of Uganda.All participants were made more aware of risk management practices and internal control processes that strengthen the integrity of financial systems in their organizations.

Sexual Minorities Uganda Joins Freedom And Roam Uganda As They Launch a Report on LBQ Women In Uganda.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG joined Freedom and Roam Uganda-FARUG as they launched a report about Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer (LBQ) women in Uganda.  Ssenfuka Joanitah Warry the Executive director FARUG said, “The report means a lot to Freedom and Roam Uganda-FARUG, the entire LBQ community in Uganda and our stakeholders because it shows the challenges we

LGBTIQ Community In Uganda Pulls of Commemoration of IDAHOBIT 2019 Despite Uganda Police Intimidation Tactics

Sexual Minorities Uganda joined the LGBTIQ community in Uganda at Claire Byarugaba’s private residence in Kampala for an impromptu commemoration of International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia- IDAHOBIT. This after the meticulously planned event was rudely interrupted and taken over by armed Uganda Police officers who thronged the preferred venue at Chapter Four

UGANDA POLICE DISRUPT AND SHUT DOWN EVENT ORGANISED TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL DAY AGAINST HOMOPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA (IDAHOT)AGAIN!.

Press Statement  For Immediate Release: 17thMay 2019 Sexual Minorities Uganda and Chapter Four Uganda had today organized an event to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). At around 1pm, an hour before the event was scheduled to start, ten police officers from Jinja road Police station came to Chapter Four premises and

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

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