As an openly gay and HIV positive man, George has spoken out against the discrimination and stigma inflicted on gender and sexual minorities. He also founded Out in Kenya, an organization that actively advocated for the equality of LGBT persons and is Kuchu Times’ correspondent in Kenya.
Richard Lusimbo was born on 11th November and is currently serving as the Research and Documentation Officer at Sexual Minorities Uganda. He was the Coordinator of Pride 2015, and directed the documentary ‘And Still we Rise’.
ohn Abdallah Wambere aka Long Jones was born this day.He is an out advocate for the rights of Lesbian,Gay,Bisexual,Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people.Jones a teacher by profession did alot of commendable work with Spectrum Uganda Initiatives an organization that advocates for health andh human rights of men who have sex with men(MSM) advocating for equality in health service provision at a time when many LGBTI people were facing hostile situation with rigid government policies.
In 2014, Rihanna together with a friend were arrested and paraded before the magistrate on charges of carnal knowledge against the order of nature and remanded to Luzira prisons where they were jailed for close to 6 months.
Sandra Ntebi commonly known as “Krazy” among her peers was born on this day. She is an out and passionate advocate for the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) persons in Uganda and was part of this movement building. Sandra currently serves as the chairperson for the national LGBTI security committee, a […]
Pride Uganda 2016 Announcement
The reason for this post is to announce that Pride Uganda 2016 will be streamed live again this year. Please stay tuned to the page for further updates as the dates for the activities are upon us.
Born this day
Joseph Kawesi was born this day. She is an out transgender/AIDS activist born and raised in the Kampala slums of Bwaise who has dedicated her efforts to fight HIV/AIDS among the transgender women community in Uganda. She is a certified community peer educator and a paralegal. Kawesi and other LGBTI youth realized that there was […]
Born this day
Rukundo Mugisha Isaac commonly known as Zak among his fellow peers was born on this day. He is a passionate human rights activist who works as the Communications Officer for Spectrum Uganda Initiatives Incorporated an organization that advocates for health/human rights of MSM in Uganda. He holds a degree in International Business from Makerere University Business […]
Born this Day
Tony Rowe was born this day. He is an American IT expert that has dedicated himself on bettering the lives of minorities both in his homeland and Africa. For your will to make our lives better, Kuchu Times celebrates you.
#UgandaIsOrlando: Uganda’s LGBTI Community Holds Vigil to Mourn the Victims of the Orlando Shooting
To show their love and support during this hard time, the Ugandan LGBTI community held a vigil on 18/6/2016 at the Chapter Four office premises. Despite the heavy down pour, the event organized by Kuchu Times Media Group, saw a number of LGBTI identifying persons and allies of the community come together to pay their respects to the innocent souls that were lost in the tragic shooting.