(Kampala, Uganda) 9th October, 2019 Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and the entire Ugandan Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Community stands together to strongly condemn the brutal murder of Brian Wasswa – a young paralegal professional, respected community member, and Children of the Sun Foundation (COSF) focal person living in Jinja. On Friday 4th October

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

Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (LBT) Sensitisation Workshop with Health Care Providers in Eastern Uganda

  On 21/01/2019, SMUG held a sensitisation workshop with Health Care providers in Eastern Uganda. The workshop was held with the support of and in collaboration with the Eastern Region Women’s Empowerment Organisation (ERWEO), Holistic Organisation to Promote Equality Mbale (HOPE Mbale), TRIUMPH Uganda, and the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, who together advocate and

Number Of Men Seeking Medical Circumcision Services Declines

The number of men seeking medical circumcision services has declined following a requirement by the health ministry for all men to undergo tetanus vaccination before the procedure is executed. Dr Denis Bbaale, the Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision coordinator at Infectious Diseases Institute says that although vaccination is necessary for protection of men against tetanus, its