Government Urged To Publicly Declare That They Are Not Pursuing Anti Homosexuality Bill.

Sexual Minorities Uganda condemns all efforts by the government of Uganda to reintroduce the anti-homosexuality bill. In a press interview our Programs Director said, “ What came to my mind was NOT AGAIN!, we do not need this bill. We were not surprised though because every time elections are looming there’s a stir, we’ve been

UGANDA MUST NOT CONDONE VIOLENCE TOWARDS THE LGBTI COMMUNITY

(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 (SMUG) engaged with Right Here Right Now(RHRN) platform members in Uganda.

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 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

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

Free The 13 Human Rights Activists Jailed In Tanzania Now!

Sexual Minorities Uganda demands for the immediate release of the 13 activists that were arrested in Tanzania and falsely charged with “promoting homosexuality”. Our Executive Director Dr Frank Mugisha calls upon the international community to speak up and directly hold Tanzania accountable for the violation of the human rights of the activists arrested and demand for

Uganda Needs To End Indiscriminate Attacks On The Basis Of Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity

National Coalition of Human Rights Defenders – Uganda (NCHRD-U) and the undersigned civil society organisations strongly condemn the continued violation of human rights by the Ugandan Police Force (UPF) following the 4th August raid on a lawful LGBTI assembly. We call on the Uganda Government to respect the rights to freedom of assembly as guaranteed