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 held a dialogue with Health Care providers in Western Uganda in a bid to sensitize them on the needs of lesbian, bisexual, queer and trans-women in Uganda. The project that begun in January 2019 is sponsored by CFLI and is aimed at addressing the health needs for LBQT women that have for
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
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,
Sexual Minorities Uganda has been awarded for supporting the recently concluded Y+ Beauty Pageant in Kampala Uganda organized by The Uganda Network of Young People living with HIV-UNYPA. The Y+ beauty pageant is an annual campaign that gives a platform to young people living with HIV to be able to become voices to the voiceless,
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.
On the 26th January 2017 Sexual Minorities Uganda and its partners together with close friends and family to the fallen David Kato Kisule gathered at SMUG offices for the 7th annual David Kato Memorial. David Kato was brutally murdered at his home on 26th January 2011, an occurance that reshaped the journey of Uganda’s LGBTI
Day one had members of the LGBTI community meet , greet and interact with different partners that have supported, continue to support and contribute to cause of Equality for the LGBTI community. It was a grand affair as everyone that turned up was in the most fashionable attires, from tuxedos to fabulous Dinner dresses and
While it’s difficult to get an exact percentage, the most widely accepted statistic is that 1 in 10 people identify themselves as LGBT. This means that between your friends and family and your friendly acquaintances, the odds are strong that you already care about someone who is gay, either in or out of the closet.