“This conversation seeks to problematize past modes of support and discuss the road ahead in Uganda and beyond. LGBT+ financial funding could be available but the discussion seeks to explore other forms of support the LGBT+ community requires,” Jakob Svenssen, the panel moderator explained.
Patriarchy Killed My Little Girl!
On the due date, I took myself to the hospital but the doctors refused to perform the c-section without signed consent from a man. I was already and labour and bleeding profusely that hours later when they finally accepted to perform the c-section, my baby was already tired. My little girl died two days later and I found out two days after that because I was still in coma from the loss of blood.
Ugandan Queer Artist, Leilah Barbirye’s Sculptures Take Over The Art World.
Leilah, who started out sleeping on a fellow artist’s couch has made quite the progress in art and has dared to go as far as to revolutionize sculpting. She is a member of two prestigious international galleries in the UK and the USA.
26 Year Old Lesbian Mother Benefits From Power Of Pride Program.
Kuchu Times Media Group would like to thank Triumph Uganda for rising to the occasion and promptly supporting one of our own during this Pride Month.
Free COVID-19 Immunisation Continues At Ark Wellness Hub.
As LGBTQ Ugandans we must continue masking up and sanitising to deter further spread of the virus from household to household.
Pride in Health
The uniqueness of our health needs is undoubted and while the whole world feigns ignorance masking homophobia, spaces like Ark Wellness Hub are stepping up to close this gap.
Lesbian, Bisexual, Queer and Transwomen Continue To Push On Despite Adversity.
One of our biggest challenge is funding but we know it’s a trust process and with time our work will speak for itself.
Pride Post June
Logos and hashtags are bandaids, very short lived bandaids for discrimination. When the 30 days are done and not one policy of your organization has changed to favor LGBTQ+ then the only thing you’ve achieved is going with the crowd!
Self Love Languages
We are quick to realize when people we love have their check engine light on yet drive around with our mental health on ‘I know my car.’ We also know what we want to receive from people that we love yet seem to be stuck in an unrequited love affair with ourselves.
How Can We End LGBTQ Prejudice?
Although about 30 years ago the World Health Organisation-WHO declassified homosexuality as a mental health disorder many countries including Uganda continue to discriminate against LGBTQ people.