HIV Organizations Decry “Political Interference” with HIV Response in Uganda

PRESS STATEMENT For Immediate Release:November 22 2018 Alliance of Women Advocating for Change • Sexual Minorities Uganda • Health GAP WONETHA • Uganda Harm Reduction Network • International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Eastern Africa • Transgender Equality Uganda • Uganda Network on Law Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET) HIV Organizations Decry “Political Interference” with HIV Response in Uganda.

Uganda’s Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo Back at his Homophobic Antics!

Uganda’s Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo is back at his homophobic antics! He ordered that any Key Populations presentations be cancelled from the National HIV Prevention Symposium. Lokodo targeted Sexual Minorities Uganda Acting Programs Director Richard Lusimbo who after lots of research and preparation was excited to give a presentation about “Using Rights Evidence

Uganda’s Speaker Of Parliament Hailed For Homophobic Stance at Inter Parliamentary Union Summit in Geneva.

Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has received lots of praise from members of parliament after she harshly criticized the president of the Inter Parliamentary Union Gabriella Barroza for trying to move a motion on homosexuality on the agenda of the IPU summit without the consent of both Arab and African representatives. According to Parliament

Sexual Minorities Uganda’s Statement on Continued Scapegoating of LGBTI Community in Uganda

Sexual Minorities Uganda would like to disassociate from the ongoing allegations by a cross section of individuals with the aim of associating the LGBTI community in Uganda for being the main “sponsors” of certain social, political or economic activities. While we encourage and respect each individual’s right to freely participant in any social, political and

Statement On Closure Of Event To Mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia.

Kampala – Thursday 17th May 2018 Sexual Minorities Uganda condemns the actions of the Uganda Police and the Minister of Ethics and Integrity in unlawfully interfering with and stopping an event held to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Today’s events come at a time when we are witnessing continuously narrowing

Sexual Minorities Uganda Statement on Postponed First Annual Conference on Key and Priority Populations.

Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) a network of lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex organizations in Uganda is saddened by the postponement of the First Annual Conference on Key and Priority Populations. According to information sent by the National Organizing committee, the First Annual Conference on Key and Priority Populations Conference that was scheduled for 9th

Sexual Minorities Uganda Statement on Cancellation of Pride 2017 Opening Gala

16th August 2017 Kampala Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) a network of lesbian gay bisexual transgender and intersex organizations in Uganda strongly condemns the Minister of Ethics and Integrity, Fr. Simon Lokodo’s directive that led to the halting of the Pride Uganda 2017 opening Gala scheduled for today at the Sheraton Hotel in Kampala. This cancellation

Sexual Minorities Uganda Begins Conversation On Intimate Partner Violence amongst LGBTI Persons With This Hotline.

Sexual Minorities Uganda together with some member organization have taken up the fight against IPV-Intimate Partner Violence by engaging in an online conversation on the matter. Yesterday 9th August 2017 a group of about 10 activists took to the internet in a campaign dubbed #IPVEndsWithU where they shared different stories on IPV and solutions on