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

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

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

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

World AIDS Day Commemoration Statement.

Sexual Minorities Uganda-SMUG in conjunction with Ice Breakers Uganda-IBU celebrated World AIDS Day with the theme “Accelerating momentum in HIV prevention”. While Uganda has made remarkable progress in respect to address the HIV/AIDS pandemic, the recent AIDS indicator survey 2015 showed HIV prevalence rate of 7.3% among people aged 15-49 which is still high. Currently