Sexual Minorities Uganda joined PITCH platform members for the mid year review meeting. According to our Research and Documentation officer Richard Lusimbo, the meeting will address the outcomes from the advocacy work done between January and June 2019 and also focus on planning for 2020. “Sexual Minorities Uganda has made great progress on towards achieving
Sexual Minorities Uganda congratulates Ms Winnie Byanyima upon being appointed as the Executive Director at UNAIDS In a statement released by UNAIDS she said; “I am honoured to be joining UNAIDS as the Executive Director at such a critical time in the response to HIV,” said Ms Byanyima. “The end of AIDS as a public
Sexual Minorities Uganda Executive Director Dr Frank Mugisha Moderated a Panel Discussion as one of the ways to acclimatize Right Here Right Now platform members with the LGBTIQ acronyms and what they stand for. This session was held as part of a a dialogue was meant to inform platform members on the various issues of
Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) engaged with Right Here Right Now(RHRN) platform members in Uganda. The dialogue was meant to inform platform members on the various issues of Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) that affect Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex and Queer persons in the country. While giving his welcome remarks, Dr Frank Mugisha our
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-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
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