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TRANZ NETWORK UGANDA Holds Trans-Focused Sexual And Reproductive Health Dialogue

Apako Williams the Coordinator of Tranz Network Uganda informed the gathering that transgender persons in Uganda continue to live in an environment full of hate and stigma and are regarded by many as the face of homosexuality. Tranz Network Uganda hopes that that the outcomes of such dialogues will help policy makers to plan effectively for transgender people across the country.

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DAY THREE PRIDE 2016: THE PAGEANT THAT NEVER WAS

The evening session was the Mr and Miss Pride pageant, that was well attended as hundreds came out to see the community crown a new king and queen. The transgender women looked magnificent in their heels, well done hair and polished nails. The contestants were excited as each had high hopes of taking the crown home and the community was there to cheer them on.

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DOWN MEMORY LANE: PRIDE UGANDA 2016 DAY TWO

The evening session dubbed Lesbian and Bisexual night was held in one of the posh clubs around town; for a change, LGBTI persons gathered in one place, let loose, danced and partied the night away. The mood was ecstatic, the partiers energized; it was a night that will live in the memories of those in attendance for quite a while. For one night, all troubles faded away, issues of class and status were thrown out the window and Uganda’s gender and sexual minorities merged as one.

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UNESO Passes on Advocacy Skills to Sex Workers’ Organisation Heads

What is UNESO?

UNESO is an umbrella network for all sex worker led organisations and it represents the needs of all sex workers operating in Uganda inspite of their  sexual orientation, gender identity, origin, race or nationality. The network’s major goal is to see sex work decriminalised in Uganda and  to create a safer and friendlier environment for sex workers.