LGBTIQ Community in Uganda Urged To Engage in Frequent Cancer Screening

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer-LGBTIQ people in Uganda are at a higher risk of being diagnosed with cancer because they are more likely to engage specific behaviors that increase their likelihood developing cancer. These could be sexual practices and social behavior like alcohol and cigarette consumption. The most prominent types of cancer that

Lesbian Bisexual Transgender (LBT) Sensitisation Workshop with Health Care Providers in Eastern Uganda

  On 21/01/2019, SMUG held a sensitisation workshop with Health Care providers in Eastern Uganda. The workshop was held with the support of and in collaboration with the Eastern Region Women’s Empowerment Organisation (ERWEO), Holistic Organisation to Promote Equality Mbale (HOPE Mbale), TRIUMPH Uganda, and the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives, who together advocate and

Sexual Minorities Uganda’s statement on Angola’s decriminalisation of same sex conduct.

25th January 2019 Sexual Minorities Uganda would like to extend the warmest, deepest, and most heartfelt admiration to the Angolan people for their achievement in decriminalizing same-sex conduct. This amazing breakthrough simultaneously carries out the banning of discrimination based on sexual orientation, and can be seen as the wonderful fruit of the immense efforts of our

Ugandans Urged to Tackle Transphobia by Protecting the Trans Community In Uganda.

Sexual Minorities Uganda joined Trans Equality Network as they marked the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance- TDoR. The members of TEU say the day is important for them to celebrate their identities with the vibrant members of the community here in Uganda and across the globe. Sexual Minorities Uganda Programs Director Pepe Julian Onziema said,

HIV Organizations Decry “Political Interference” with HIV Response in Uganda

PRESS STATEMENT For Immediate Release:November 22 2018 Alliance of Women Advocating for Change • Sexual Minorities Uganda • Health GAP WONETHA • Uganda Harm Reduction Network • International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Eastern Africa • Transgender Equality Uganda • Uganda Network on Law Ethics and HIV/AIDS (UGANET) HIV Organizations Decry “Political Interference” with HIV Response in Uganda.