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

SMUG Statement on SMUG vs Lively Ruling in the U.S. District Court Of Massachusetts

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG on June 5, 2017 received a summary judgment from the US District Court sitting at Springfield-Massachusetts which was presided over by Judge Michael A Ponsor, in which SMUG sued Scott Lively, an American extreme evangelist under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS) for his actions of aiding and abetting a vicious and frightening

SMUG And MARPS Meet To Deliberate Key Persons Issues For Global Fund Concept Note.

Participants group photo. Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG together with Most At Risk Populations Network Limited–MARPS Network held a one day consensus building meeting in a bid to ensure that Key Persons community issues are well understood and clearly articulated for consideration on the Global Fund concept note writing process. Speaking at the opening of the meeting

Sexual Minorities Uganda Argues in Federal Court In CaseAgainst U.S. Anti-Gay Extremist Scott Lively for His Role in LGBTI Persecution in Uganda.

SMUG staff and supporters after oral arguments in the case against Scott Lively. November 9, 2016, Springfield, MA – Today, Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), represented by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and co-counsel, appeared in court to argue that a federal lawsuit against Abiding Truth Ministries President Scott Lively must go to trial. Twelve

And That’s How I Survived PRESS RELEASE

SEXUAL MINORITIES UGANDA PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sexual Minorities Uganda has today Launched a report titled “And That’s How I Survived Being Killed”:the report contains testimonies of human rights abuses from Uganda’s sexual and gender minorities. The report is intended to document the many forms of prosecution that LGBT identifying individuals in Uganda face