Category: People

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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Praise for Lil Nas X from gay activist Nigerian priest

Praise for Lil Nas X from gay activist Nigerian priest

Christian critics of singer Lil Nas X should realize that he speaks fo [...]
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 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 [...]
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  [...]
Meet the trans Ugandan activist fighting for rights on social media

Meet the trans Ugandan activist fighting for rights on social media

“If you want to know that [Keem] is a man, just snatch away his phone [...]
Raped lesbian prepares to give birth, but needs help

Raped lesbian prepares to give birth, but needs help

Pregnant because of a rape, a young Cameroon lesbian is seeking a help [...]
Trans Ugandans react to new UNAIDS film about tolerance

Trans Ugandans react to new UNAIDS film about tolerance

A new short film released by UNAIDS to promote tolerance and acceptanc [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
LGBT Ugandans: Our health depends on trans nominee in U.S.

LGBT Ugandans: Our health depends on trans nominee in U.S.

Gay rights activists in Uganda have welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden' [...]
Gay rights activists get Covid-19 protective supplies

Gay rights activists get Covid-19 protective supplies

Over 86 LGBTI and mainstream human rights organisations in Uganda have [...]
Released from Ugandan prison, Cosf-20 seek probe of torture

Released from Ugandan prison, Cosf-20 seek probe of torture

Twenty LGBT Ugandans who spent 50 days on remand in a Ugandan prison o [...]
Egyptian LGBTQ+ activist Sara Hegazy dies by suicide

Egyptian LGBTQ+ activist Sara Hegazy dies by suicide

Sara Hegazy, 30, committed suicide on Sunday, June 14, more than two y [...]
Cameroon: Death of LGBTI activist Lambert Lamba

Cameroon: Death of LGBTI activist Lambert Lamba

With the death of activist Marc Lambert Lamba, Cameroon lost a pioneer [...]
Cameroon university blocks career of LGBTI activist

Cameroon university blocks career of LGBTI activist

Officials at the University of Yaoundé II in Cameroon have blocked the [...]
Cameroon death threats: 2 gay lovers outed by each other

Cameroon death threats: 2 gay lovers outed by each other

A lovers' quarrel last month led to death threats, a knife attack, a c [...]
Cameroon: Lesbian athlete ousted, living in fear

Cameroon: Lesbian athlete ousted, living in fear

Barred from playing pro football (soccer) in Cameroon because she is a [...]
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