(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

Uganda’s “Pornography Control Committee” To Get Away With Tracking LGBT People

By Austin Bryan, Research Fellow Kampala, Uganda — Today Uganda’s Minister of Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, announced that Uganda has approved funds for the “Pornography Control Committee,” which will not only persecute those found publishing or in possession of “pornography” but also be used to “detect” LGBT persons. At a press conference at the Uganda Media

Speaker Rebeca Kadaga Reiterates Call For Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Speaker Kadaga: There is no bill on Homosexuality,what we need is a new bill after the court nullified the Anti Homosexuality Act.#PlenaryUg — Parliament Watch (@pwatchug) June 20, 2017 The Speaker Of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has reiterated the need for legislation against LGBTI persons in Uganda. While addressing plenary yesterday she said “There is no

Update on SMUGVsURSB Court Case.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG together with Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum-HRAPF had a strategic meeting on 11th May 2017 to discuss the issues to be raised in support of the applicants submissions in the Miscellaneous Application No. 96/206. The meeting was largely a legal strategic meeting involving the lawyers representing the case, legal minds, petitioners

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG To File Written Submissions On 15th May 2017 in the SMUGVsURSB Case.

Hon Justice Patricia Basaza Wasswa has adjourned the case where Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG is suing Uganda Registration Services Bureau-URSB for refusal to reserve the name Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG. Counsels representing SMUG namely Counsel Ladislaus Rwakafuuzi and Counsel Patricia Kimera are expected to file written submissions on the 15th of May 2017. In these submissions the

Congratulations Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum Uganda-HRAPF on winning the Equal Opportunities case.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG today celebrates and congratulates Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum – Uganda (HRAPF) on winning the Equal Opportunities case that challenged Section 15(6)(d) of the Equal Opportunities Commission Act, which blocks the Equal Opportunities Commission from investigating matters involving behavior that is regarded as ‘immoral or socially unacceptable’ by the majority of

Claims That Nobody Was Injured During Police Raid On LGBTI Party: False!

Former Rev Fr Simon Lokodo Uganda’s Minister for Ethics and Integrity has today emphasized government’s commitment to continue to condone homosexuality in the country. While addressing press at the government media center Lokodo said “The government of Uganda will continue to condone promotion any form of LGBTI lifestyle.” “We wish to emphasize that whereas the