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Ugandan LGBT ally Sylvia Tamale receives honorary doctorate

Ugandan LGBT ally Sylvia Tamale receives honorary doctorate

Professor Sylvia Tamale, a Ugandan LGBT ally and academic scholar, has [...]
Legendary gay and lesbian rights  defender Desmond Tutu has died

Legendary gay and lesbian rights defender Desmond Tutu has died

Desmond Tutu , the iconic  LGBT human rights defender and anti-aparthe [...]
LGBTI activists live in fear amid renewed protests in Sudan

LGBTI activists live in fear amid renewed protests in Sudan

Queer activists in Sudan say they're living in fear after police on Mo [...]
Gay man survives homophobic attack in eastern Uganda

Gay man survives homophobic attack in eastern Uganda

A member of the LGBT community in eastern Uganda was attacked at home [...]
Queer lives in fragile Sudan: Amid turmoil, glimmers of hope

Queer lives in fragile Sudan: Amid turmoil, glimmers of hope

Queer people have long been excluded from Sudans' political life and s [...]
Uganda issues corrected national ID document for trans woman

Uganda issues corrected national ID document for trans woman

The Ugandan government has issued a national Identification document t [...]
Religious leaders in Uganda commit to LGBTQ inclusivity

Religious leaders in Uganda commit to LGBTQ inclusivity

More than 35 religious leaders in Uganda have vowed to preach, practic [...]
Uganda, US faith leaders discuss LGBTQI rights in Africa

Uganda, US faith leaders discuss LGBTQI rights in Africa

Faith leaders from the United States and Uganda called upon churches i [...]
Uganda’s Constitutional Court annuls Anti-Pornography Act

Uganda’s Constitutional Court annuls Anti-Pornography Act

Uganda's Constitutional Court has annulled sections of the Anti-Pornog [...]
Ugandan President sends new anti-gay bill back to Parliament

Ugandan President sends new anti-gay bill back to Parliament

Uganda's President, Yoweri Museveni has declined to assent to the Sexu [...]
Food starts to reach hungry LGBT Ugandans stranded by lockdown

Food starts to reach hungry LGBT Ugandans stranded by lockdown

Emergency food deliveries have started to get through to LGBT Ugandans [...]
Gay and trans criminalization fuels HIV spread: UNAIDS

Gay and trans criminalization fuels HIV spread: UNAIDS

Criminalization of transgender people, homosexuality, and sex work hol [...]
Gay Ugandans warned to abide by Covid-19 restrictions

Gay Ugandans warned to abide by Covid-19 restrictions

Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), the umbrella LGBTIQ+ entity in Uganda [...]
Uganda: LGBTQI access to health services remains problematic

Uganda: LGBTQI access to health services remains problematic

A study by Uganda's Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum (HRAPF) [...]
Homophobic leader Rebecca Kadaga dropped by Uganda Parliament

Homophobic leader Rebecca Kadaga dropped by Uganda Parliament

The homophobic Speaker of Ugandan Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has been [...]
Uganda gay activists urge president to reject new anti-gay bill

Uganda gay activists urge president to reject new anti-gay bill

LGBT human rights defenders in Uganda want President Yoweri Museveni  [...]
Retired homophobic archbishop Ntagali apologises for adultery

Retired homophobic archbishop Ntagali apologises for adultery

The retired homophobic archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Henry Ntaga [...]
Uganda: ‘LBQ Womxn’ need equal access to health

Uganda: ‘LBQ Womxn’ need equal access to health

Freedom and Roam Uganda, a lesbian, bisexual and queer (LBQ) organisat [...]
New Tanzania president begins positive policy shifts

New Tanzania president begins positive policy shifts

In a positive sign of policy shifts, Tanzania's new president, Samia H [...]
Break-in at offices of Ugandan LGBT ally lawyer Nicholas Opiyo

Break-in at offices of Ugandan LGBT ally lawyer Nicholas Opiyo

Unknown people on Thursday, March 18, broke into the offices of Chapte [...]
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