Tag: HIV

Tanzania’s anti-LGBT crackdown: ‘If we won’t get services we will die’

Tanzania’s anti-LGBT crackdown: ‘If we won’t get services we will die’

Tanzania is ignoring effective anti-AIDS strategies and replacing them with a prejudiced anti-gay crackdown. That's the conclusion of a new report fro [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Stigma against HIV+ homosexuals and sex workers in Uganda is almost six times greater than stigma faced by HIV+ Ugandans in general, a new survey foun [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Uganda: U.S. reassures local LGBT community of health inclusion

We haven't forgotten about you. That's the word to the LGBT community in Uganda, even though the latest national HIV impact survey contains no data a [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Global Fund to the rescue as Uganda tries to deny lubricants

The Global Fund has found a way to ease a Ugandan government-created shortage of lubricants, which are an important method of combating the spread of [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Uganda activists seek repeal of laws that abuse HIV+ people

Gay rights activists in Uganda this week joined health rights defenders and people living with HIV to demand an end to the country’s HIV criminal laws [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Uganda plans to be ignorant about extent of HIV among gays

Health rights advocates in Uganda are worried about a pending ministerial order to health care providers stopping them from recording data about homos [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

New push to give sex lubricants to Ugandan women, gay men

It's time for homophobic Ugandan officials to stop limiting access to sex lubricants especially because, without them, straight women as well as homos [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Uganda faces ‘a crisis of political will’ in fight against AIDS

Health rights advocates in Uganda warn that the country is “faltering in its response to the HIV epidemic” especially among LGBTI people, sex workers [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Struggling Nigerian musician Waconzy turns to homophobia

Afro-soul Nigerian musician Obinna Kelvin Anyanwu, popularly known as Waconcy, is trying to revive his musical career by promoting homophobia. He has [...]
Uganda HIV stigma drops, but it’s still high against gays

Report reveals Ugandan anti-LGBT health care discrimination

A new report from the LGBT coalition Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) exposes the effects of discrimination that gender and sexual minorities still fac [...]
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