t is also to provide a solution to the old song that claims there is no data to support the SRHR needs LBTQ persons ‘claim’ to have.
Faithful Catholic Souls And Women Of Faith In Action Hold Rosary Reciting To End The Month Of The Holy Rosary
Although homophobia and discrimination are at an all time high in Uganda currently, there were a number of testimonies that raised the faith of the believers. One individual said they were traumatized by a mainstream church and vowed not to recite the rosary ever again. She noted that even as he made the trip to the reciting her spirit was fighting her drawing her back to that over a decade old trauma. “When I walked in, found people that look like me, mentioning challenges that mirror mine, I found my kindred. I leave more intentional to recite my rosary,” testified Loretta.
REOPEN SEXUAL MINORITIES UGANDA (SMUG) CAMPAIGN
Sexual Minorities Uganda is launching a campaign, Reopen SSMUG aimed at raising awareness of the closure of SMUG and to elicit concrete action from diplomatic, and human government bodies worldwide.
Kenya Amends Constitution To Protect Intersex Children
Human Rights protection in East Africa especially for minorities has always been at a record low; sexual and gender minorities receiving the last or no part of the stick. The basis for the lack of protection of sexual and gender minorities is rooted in post colonial fueled homophobia with claims that sexual and gender minorities […]
Queering The Ballot In Kenya
The four organizations in partnership launched the #QueeringTheBallot situation room on Friday, 5th August, 2022, whose major roles will be rapid response in terms of security issues, deal with any press conferences that may arise and an information sharing center. An online poll ran by INEND in June this year to find out if registered queer Kenyans were going to vote or not and what were the reasons. Most queer Kenyans stood by the grounds to not vote because they felt like as queer Kenyans the state couldn’t care less about their existence. Post the elections INEND and her partners intends to carry out another poll to assess the impact of the #QueeringTheBallot campaign and if more queer Kenyans changed their minds and participated in the elections.
Parliament Forum on Ethics and Integrity Urges EALA Aspiring Candidates To Challenge The Sexual and Reproduction Health Bill,2017
On Thursday, 4th August, 2022 the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Ethics and Intergrity made their expectations of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) during a meeting the aspirants had with the forum at Parliament house. Top of that list was to ensure they challenge the Sexual and Reproductive Health Bill, 2017.
Queer Friendly Opportunities!
Check out all these LGBTQ+ and sex worker friendly places hiring! As a community marginalized for so long, it is our duty to fiercely take up any opportunity found favorable to us! Godspeed
Inaugural Munich Extra Pride
Extra Pride was born out of the lack of diversity for different LGBTIQA+ identifying persons. For example the general Pride did not give platform to Black People, Indigenous People, People of Color and Transgender & Nonbinary People to either be part of organizing or perform and those that were asked to perform were severely underpaid in comparison to their white counterparts.
Virtual Reality Assisted Mental Health Support
Service provision has not been left behind in the virtual migration and Men of the Night Uganda (MONU) is introducing virtual reality assisted mental health support.
Global Policies And Their Effects On Developing Countries
On June 24th, 2022 the US Supreme Court over ruled a decision that was made by the same court in 1973. The court then ruled that the constitution of the United States generally protects the liberty to choose to have an abortion during the Roe v. Wade case. Kuchu Times Media Group ran a poll […]