August 2015

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MY PRIDE MY SEXUALITY MY LIFE!

Suddenly a voice echoed to my pinna

Strong like a thunderstorm but gentle like a dove

It appeared from the unknown, engulfed me as my partner It shook my cave which had seemed so strong time and again My shell had protected me from the hazard for as long as I had understood This voice of a friend is threatening though not worrying The unusual had occurred; a voice whose identity I had lost from my memory appeared to me!

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Making History: The First UN Security Council Meeting on LGBT Rights — Medium

shares What I said to the United Nations Security Council during its first-ever meeting on LGBT rights   Today we are making UN history. The UN Security Council has never before had a meeting on LGBT issues. It is an honor to co-host this meeting with Chile, which continues to be a strong advocate for […]

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The Ten Faces of Sexuality

As most of us know, Sexuality is one of the most complex and politicized issues on the African continent. If Sexuality were to look in the mirror, she would see numerous faces. In these brief notes, I map out ten different “faces” of sexuality as they have been manifested in Uganda, analyzing their intersections with human rights plus the de jure and de facto rules and norms that mould and paint their features.

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God’s Love Surpasses Sexuality –Bishop Christopher Ssenyonjo

In his modest home filled with photos of memories from his long life, Bishop Christopher Ssenyonjo gives off the aura of wisdom and brilliance. He opens his doors to those in need and has over the years dealt with backlash from the very church he served for most of his adult life; all for reaching out and trying to offer a shoulder to lean on sexual minorities in Uganda.