This is the 7th episode of the Kuchu Times News Roundup. May 24 – 31, 2015
Kuchu Anthem by Brayo Bryans
LGBTI Friendly Church Sets Up Roots in Kenya and Uganda
By Our Correspondent
Homophobia in Africa has increasingly been spread through use of religion with most spiritual heads assenting that the higher powers known to mankind are against homosexuality or any other sexual nonconformity that isn’t in line with the norm.
United Nations University Gender Equality Studies and Training Programme (UNU-GEST) was founded in 2009, and became a member of the United Nations University in 2013. The mission of UNU-GEST is to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment through education, training and research on problems of relevance to developing and fragile societies.
Uganda Pride 2015 Coordinator Seeks Support
By George Barasa and Ambrose Barigye
Pride Uganda which is in its fourth year running is part of the annual international celebration of achievements for the movement of lesbians, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questionable, and gender non-conforming persons.