Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni waged verbal war on homosexuality on Aug. 2, even as he accepted an international peace prize. He demanded that the West demonstrate tolerance for Ugandan intolerance toward homosexuality.
Last month’s rejection of the LGBTI community by former LGBTI activist Val Kalende has shined a spotlight on disturbing flaws in how activists are treated by their peers and by financial backers. “Heartache, frustration, ennui, […]
A new report from the LGBT coalition Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) exposes the effects of discrimination that gender and sexual minorities still face when they seek health care in Uganda.
Trouble was all that four desperate Ugandan LGBTI refugees found when they tried to escape from the homophobia and food shortages of Kenya’s Kakuma refugee camp. In June, they traveled 1,000 miles to Malawi, where […]
Longtime Ugandan activist Kikonyogo Kivumbi explores the background of former activist Val Kalende’s decision to turn away from the LGBTI community.
Val Kalende, a popular Ugandan LGBT activist, has declared on national TV that she is no longer a lesbian and is withdrawing from further involvement in LGBT activism.
An organization that advocates for the rights and equality of trans youth in Uganda has been forced to temporarily shut down operations after being ordered by their landlord to vacate his premises.
Kenyan activist Denis Nzioka celebrates the courage of LGBTQI allies in the struggle for LGBTQI rights — and asks that their voices be more widely heard in conversations about sexuality and human rights for all.
Last weekend’s successful first-ever Pride at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya attracted hundreds, but the camp’s LGBTI residents now fear for their lives.
The organizers of the canceled Pride March in the offshore East African island nation of Mauritius are seeking international support to persuade their government to oppose anti-LGBT violence.