SMUG has highlighted the need for government to urgently address violation of rights of persons based on gender identity and sexual orientation. This after Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum – HRAPF launched the 2015 Uganda report of violations based on gender identity and sexual orientation at Imperial Royale Hotel on 16th July 2015. The
Kampala July 06, 2015 Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) congratulates Freedom and roam Uganda (FARUG) as they celebrated 12 years of existence on the 4th July. FARUG is the first founding member of SMUG. Found in 2003,FARUG aims at influencing policy makers to change discriminatory policies and legislations and shift in attitude of the general society
This article was originally published in The Guardian and can be accessed here. Uganda has hosted its first gay pride rally since a draconian anti-homosexuality law was overturned by the courts. Sandra Ntebi, organiser of the rally held on Saturday in Entebbe, 35km from the capital Kampala, said police had granted permission for the invitation-only “Uganda
This article was originally published in Mambaonline.com and can be accessed here. Described as akin to the mythical Hydra with many heads, the horrific Anti-Homosexuality Bill appears set to return to Uganda’s Parliament. According to the Daily Monitor, the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanya, has received written notification from MPs David Bahati and Benson
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