March 2018

News

EAST AFRICAN VISUAL ARTISTS PREMIERS RESILIENCE DIARIES- A TRANS FOCUSED DOCUMENTARY

One of the main characters in this movie is Keem Love Black a celebrated Ugandan transgender woman who has boldly used her social media platforms to change people’s perceptions towards transgender people. Keem Love said that she was so happy about taking part in this production and hopes that it will help change more attitudes of Ugandans towards transgender people and as well the entire LGBTI community.

International News

THE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY CELEBRATIONS

On Thursday 8th March 2918 Lesbian,Bisexual,Transgender men and queer women under Freedom and Roam Uganda,Fem Alliance and the Taala foundation came together to celebrate the international women’s day 2018.They pushed for progress in wellness of LBTQ women by first holding a fitness training and a basketball tournament after which they shared a meal and celebrated […]

International

Vatican ‘banned’ International Women’s Day event over lesbian speaker

The Pope refused to attend a Catholic International Women’s Day event and the Vatican refused to host it – because one of the speakers is a lesbian.The annual Voices of Faith conference, which features Catholic women from across the world, is traditionally held at the Vatican on International Women’s Day. However, this year’s event was spurned […]

News

Court Compels Ministry of Health to Issue a Response to a Petition Seeking to Repeal Section 162 of the Penal Code

The High Court at Nairobi on 23 February 2018 ordered the Director of Medical Services to file a response to two cases seeking to declare the provisions of Sections 162 & 165(c) of the Penal as unconstitutional for violating the right to privacy and health among others. This order was prompted by the submissions made […]