2018 has been a pivotal year for Sexual Minorities Uganda. Progress has been cited in each of our key thematic areas of programming (Advocacy and Law Reform; Research and Documentation; Capacity Development/Strengthening; Safety and Protection). Each area has been buttressed by a number of programs, campaigns and other efforts that will be outlined briefly below.
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 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
By Austin Bryan, Research and Documentation Intern Considered by many to be the “father” of the Ugandan LGBT movement, David Kato’s legacy continues to live on, as members of the Ugandan LGBT community came together Tuesday 26th 2016 to honor his life in a memorial with the theme “We celebrate your legacy.” Bishop Christopher Ssenyonjo,