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

SMUG and CCR Release Independent Expert Reports in Case Against U.S.-Based Anti-Gay Extremist Scott Lively-Reports Examine Atrocity Crimes, Minority Stress, International Law

Today, Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) released three independent expert reports submitted in conjunction with SMUG’s lawsuit against the U.S.-based anti-gay extremist Scott Lively charging him with conspiring to persecute the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community in Uganda.   Said SMUG Executive Director Frank Mugisha, “These

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia-PRESS RELEASE

Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) today joins the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia Biphobia and Transphobia –IDAHOBIT with the theme: “Tell Your Story, Inspire Others.” Today we talk about impact of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia on LGBT individual’s mental health and the misconception that Africans do not suffer from depression,