I am currently living in Kampala, Uganda, Africa with my partner of a year and a half. It has been a rollercoaster ride getting here and the way in which things have taken off for me since coming to Uganda. Why am I in Uganda? Well my partner got a job here and it was […]
On the 16th of December 2015, Ice Breakers a Ugandan based LGBTI organization officially ended the Sexual Health And Rights Programme (SHARP) at Grand Imperial Hotel in Kampala. With support from the Danish International Agency(DANIDA), Ice Breakers in collaboration with Community Health Alliance( CHAU), the Ugandan chapter of the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and Most At Risk Populations Initiative(MARPI) STI Un
On Tuesday 15th December 2015, Transgender Equality Uganda (TEU) joined the rest of the world to commemorate the International Transgender Day of Awareness with a dinner and workshop that left many close to tears. Under the theme “MAKE A DIFFERENCE: Be Visible and Speak out against Transphobic Violence.
Ugandan attorney Nicholas Opiyo received Human Rights Watch’s Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism this year along with five other individuals who have devoted their lives to defending human rights. Nicholas played a central role in the legal response that overturned the Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA) in his country. Many human rights heroes’ accomplishments go unsung, and so Nicholas was truly surprised when he learned of this recognition. He was simply doing the work he felt compelled to do.
However much it was such a hard thing to take a role in this movie, I had to take the risk since we shouldn’t stand and watch when this unfair treatment of LGBTI individuals continues to soar day by day in our society, I feel inspired to take on this career and I call upon other community members to come and join us in other similar related projects since acting is also another form of advocacy
By Barigye Ambrose Hrapf Holds A Meeting For Organizations Working On LGBTI And Sex Work Issues Highlighting The Legal Provisions And Implications Of The NGO Act 2015 In Relation To Their Work: On 7th December 2015, Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum held the first meeting ever since the passing of the NGO ACT 2015 […]