David Kato was a leader whose close associates describe as fearless and daring. To mark the 10th anniversary of his passing, we spoke to some of the people he worked with to shed light on who David was as a man, what was at the heart of his activism and what his vision for the entire movement was.
THE DIRE EFFECTS OF UGANDA’S INTERNET SHUTDOWN AS SHARED BY COMMUNITY MEMBERS
We were unable to reach our patients since we had transferred most of our work online due to the covid pandemic. Many of our patients are already dealing with mental illnesses and it is fundamental that they keep in touch with their therapists. However, this was impossible during this time and we are now seeing a rise in depression and anxiety cases.
TNU UNVEILS TREE PROJECT
The TREE Project is an initiative where we are tackling some of the underlying root causes wide spread self-stigma, limited access to employment, business development and financial literacy knowledge and the lack of organized groupings among the trans population.
PRESS STATEMENT: TAALA FOUNDATION FILES CIVIL SUIT TO JOIN #COSF20 CASE
The Taala Foundation has filed a civil suit before the High Court of Uganda in Miscellaneous Application number 1045 of 2020 to join the case filed by Children of the Sun Foundation, Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum, and the individual applicants in Miscellaneous cause no 179 of 2020 to challenge the acts of arbitrary arrest, detention, and
WONETHA HOLDS 4TH ANNUAL NATIONAL SEX WORKERS CONFERENCE
he gathering was supported by PITCH Uganda under the theme “Community Engagement for Increased Access to Services by Sex Workers Amidst the COVID 19 Pandemic: The Evidence Based Community Response.”
NOT ALONE: A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS RESPONSE GUIDE TAILORED FOR LGBT PERSONS
Ice Breakers Uganda, last week, released a crisis response guide specially tailored to address mental health challenges experienced by LGBTI individuals especially during this COVID-19 pandemic.
OPEN CALL: KTMG IS LOOKING FOR ORGANISATIONAL PARTNERS
KUCHU TIMES MEDIA GROUP seeks to partner with three active and reputable LGBTI focused organisations to aid in conducting digital media and security trainings. The organisations must be based and have their programs and activities focusing on LGBTI persons living in Western, Northern and Eastern Uganda.
JOB OPPORTUNITY: PROGRAMS MANAGER AND FINANCE MANAGER NEEDED
If you believe you have the above skills and experience, passion and desire to join Alliance of Women Advocating for Change (AWAC), Kindly submit your application, CV and scanned copy of your academic documents addressed to the Executive Director by 6:00pm 3rd October 2020 via: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PILOT EPISODE: UNMASKING THE MYTHS
With the eventual publication and distribution of the magazine, we teamed up with the LGBTIQ refugees in Nairobi and Nature Network and together we created what will be a bi-monthly talk show titled UNMASKING THE MYTHS.
DR. SYLVIA TAMALE CONTINUES TO CHALLENGE COLONIALLY ENTRENCHED CULTURE, IDEOLOGIES AND SEXUALITY FROM A FEMINIST PERSPECTIVE
Dr Sylvia Tamale will on Thursday September 24th 2020 be discussing her newest book Decolonization and Afro-Feminism with writer and feminist scholar Charmainne Pereira. The discussion will be hosted by Fironze Manji, from publishing house Daraja Press and it will be live on both YouTube and Facebook.
To follow the discussion, follow these links