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(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-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
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
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
Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG joined other Key Population human rights organization to observe Easter celebrations in Kampala Uganda. The event that was held under tight LGBTIQ led security was aimed at having a small group of LGBTIQ people in Uganda get together and have a small celebration before those who can, got a chance to visit
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-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