June 2015

Archived News

GLOBAL FUND Gives Uganda Grant to Facilitate Fight against HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis

GLOBAL FUND Gives Uganda Grant to Facilitate Fight against HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis By Ambrose Barigye
The Global Fund last week signed grant agreements with the Government of Uganda amounting to US$ 226,241,454 (Two Hundred Twenty Six Million Two Hundred Forty One Thousand Four Hundred Fifty Four US Dollars) for the period 2015 – 2017.

Archived International

United States: Supreme Court rules states must allow same-sex marriage

shares Source: Supreme Court rules states must allow same-sex marriage – CNNPolitics.com In a landmark opinion, a divided Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, establishing a new civil right and handing gay rights advocates a victory that until very recently would have seemed unthinkable. Follow

Archived Diaspora

OPDG Nominated For 2015 UK National Diversity Award

The African lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender and intersex organisation Out and Proud Diamond Group (OPDG) has been nominated in UK National Diversity Awards 2015 under the category of Community Organisations.

These awards celebrate the excellent achievements of grass-roots communities that tackle the issues in today’s society, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work.

Archived News

Uganda: Could an AHB Oppossed President Hold the Key to Equality?

Former Premier Amama Mbabazi early this week declared his intention to contest for the highest office in Uganda but what would his election mean for the LGBTI community in the East African state.

Mbabazi is remembered for opposing the Anti-Homosexuality Bill in 2013 although it should be noted that he based his decision on procedural grounds and not on being in support of LGBTI rights.