It should be noted that despite the legalization of same sex marriages and civil union partnerships since November 2006, this exemption fosters discrimination based on sexual orientation that is against the law.
“… And it being a society that is enshrined in patriarchal tendencies, these men often feel threatened by the presence of women that are masculine. So, they tend to use sexual assault and unwanted sexual advances as a way to make these LBQ women subordinate to them by threatening them because they feel like them presenting as queer is a threat to their manhood.”
“… It is self defeating how members of the same government can take opposing actions ending in the escalation of an epidemic which is and can surely be defeated without moral policing…”
Transgender Equality Uganda (TEU) is seeking for an experienced full time Finance Assistant to work with our financial team. The Financial Assistant is responsible for day-to-day financial administration across the organization.
Rainbow Mirrors Uganda is looking for individuals to fill the positions of Finance Volunteer, Executive Assistant and Community and Health Officer to work in the finance, administration and community engagement departments respectively.
ANTI GAY POLITICIAN APPLAUDED FOR SLAMMING LGBT ISSUES AS PARLIAMENTARIANS FUEL PRESSURE TO RETABLE ANTI HOMOSEXUAITY LAW
While several parliamentarians emphasized that homosexuality is not a human right but a sickness, the Bufumbira East MP, Nsaba Buturo who moved the motion to applaud Kadaga insisted that parliament should persuade the government to deal firmly with NGO entities that support LGBT rights in Uganda.
The work of Human Rights Advocates is indispensable and hence their struggles can’t be ignored, which is why there is a need to consider the establishment of regular programs that can address issues of stress and other related mental health issues.
“The Tunisian authorities have no business meddling in people’s private sexual practices, brutalizing and humiliating them under the guise of enforcing discriminatory laws. Tunisia should abolish its antiquated anti sodomy laws and respect everyone’s right to privacy.”
Such injustices have forced sexual minorities in Myanmar to live closeted lives, a reality not different from the current wave of occurrences against the LGBT community in Tanzania.
THAILAND TO ACKNOWLEDGE LIFETIME PARTNERSHIPS WHILE THE DEBATE ON SAME SEX MARRIAGES REMAINS ELUSIVE IN UGANDA
Like several anti-LGBT supporters in Uganda, the Coalition For The Happiness of Our Next Generation claims that the idea of same sex marriage entirely undermines society’s moral principles and values, stipulating that marriage must be strictly between man and woman.