Sexual Minorities Uganda Holds Advocacy Strategy meeting for the SMUG Vs URSB Civil Appeal Case.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG on the 23rd August 2019 had an advocacy strategy meeting for the SMUG Vs URSB Civil Appeal Case. This after Honorable  Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa on 14th June 2018  upheld Uganda Registration Services Bureau-URSB refusal to reserve and register Sexual Minorities Uganda saying the name is undesirable. In her ruling Justice Basaza said although

Sexual Minorities Uganda Joins PITCH Platform Members For The Mid Year Review Meeting.

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 UNAIDS Executive Director.

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 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

Communications Officers Within SMUG Membership Vow To Work Together To Amplify LGBTIQ Voices In Uganda.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG, Executive Director Dr Frank Mugisha calls upon the communications persons within SMUG membership organizations to work together to amplify the LGBTIQ voice in Uganda through the use of social media. He was speaking at a two day communications training held in Kampala organized by SMUG in a bid to fill up the

Sexual Minorities Uganda’s statement on Angola’s decriminalisation of same sex conduct.

25th January 2019 Sexual Minorities Uganda would like to extend the warmest, deepest, and most heartfelt admiration to the Angolan people for their achievement in decriminalizing same-sex conduct. This amazing breakthrough simultaneously carries out the banning of discrimination based on sexual orientation, and can be seen as the wonderful fruit of the immense efforts of our

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