Uganda’s LGBTIQ community has reason to jubilate amidst the COVID-19 hardships as an order for immediate release has this afternoon been issued for the #COSF19. This comes after the DPP withdrew all charges against the nineteen youth
DAVID KATO MEMORIAL DAY 2019: FARUG and SMUG Conduct Breast and Cervical Cancer
To commemorate eight years since David Kato Kisule was brutally murdered, Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG) and Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) conducted a one-day breast and cervical cancer screening drive dubbed, “Strengthening Health Services for LBQ Women in Uganda”.
LGBTQ INCLUSIVE CHURCH LAUNCHED IN UGANDA
This comes at a time when many LGBTQ identifying Ugandans had abandoned their different faith doctrines due to the judgment and segregation they were facing based on their sexual orientation or/and gender identity.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: FEMA UGANDA IS HIRING!
FEMA Uganda is currently looking for qualified LBQT persons to fill the positions of Administrator, Programs Manager, Finance Manager, Communications Officer and Receptionist. See below for the respective job descriptions and requirements. To apply, please send your cover letter and CV to email@example.com by close of business on 15th January 2019.
OGERA UGANDA HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE IN OBSERVANCE OF INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS
“You have seen them over the news and social media platforms. They have been arrested, paraded, undressed and publicly shamed. Many police officers use narcotics, drugs and excessive alcohol that influence them to force sex workers into unprotected sex. Such risks escalate the prevalence of HIV within our sex work community.”
COSF HOLDS INAUGURAL AGM, LAUNCHES SAVINGS AND CREDIT COOPERATIVE PROJECT
“Many organizations have projects but they do not economically empower key populations. It is good to have projects that will enable LGBT youth to be financially independent and improve their standards of living.”
OGERA PRESS RELEASE ON INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS
It should be noted that advocating for sex workers’ rights is a reflection of human rights for all and it’s our country’s mandate to protect its citizens regardless of their different identities and affiliations.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN RIGHTS 2018- STAND UP FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
This year’s campaign themed “Stand Up for Human Rights” looks to encourage every global citizen to stand up, promote and defend human rights not only for themselves but for all humanity including gender and sexual minorities.
ANCHOR HOLDS TAKES THE MANTLE ON SECURITY AND WELLNESS
“… This raised the question ‘How do we protect this community member who does not not belong to any organization so as to protect the general LGBT community?’
KEY POPULATIONS ORGANIZATIONS IN UGANDA CELEBRATE WORLD AIDS DAY
All activities were under the global theme “Know Your Status” which aimed at raising awareness on the relevance of getting tested and knowing one’s own HIV status.