Sexual Minorities Uganda files Memorandum of Appeal against High Court Ruling And Orders of Honorable Lady Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG filed a Memorandum of Appeal against the decision of Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa where Uganda Registration Services Bureau-URSB refused to reserve and register SMUG saying the name is undesirable. In her ruling Justice Basaza said although fundamental rights and freedoms of people are inherent and not granted by the state it is also

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

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

Sexual Minorities Uganda together with Other CSOs Launch PEPFAR Country Operational Plan 2019

This is the “People’s Voice” – containing Uganda’s community priorities and recommendations for PEPFAR for the Country Operational Plan 2019. The recommendations have been developed by people living with HIV and health activists using information gathered in February 2019 during community consultations and additionally through facility monitoring carried out at seven PEPFAR supported sites in

Dr Frank Mugisha Receives Paul Cottingham Trust Award on behalf of David Kato.

Sexual Minorities Uganda Executive Director Dr Frank Mugisha received the first ever Paul Cottingham Trust Award on behalf of the Late David Kato. The annual award is meant to appreciate an individual or a group of people making a real difference for their communities. While accepting the award Frank said he was honored. David Kato