While countries are moving toward penalizing homophobia and banning conversion therapy, Museveni, the president of Uganda calls homosexuals “deviants”
The question that arises is then; how much do people know about their cultures, traditions and faith as they were before colonialism, so as to truly understand what their culture is (the claim of an “African culture” as not taking into account the diversity of such a big continent)?
Je voulais être authentique..mais c’est pas facile , car il est rare que tu arrives à trouver quelqu’un qui comprend ta foi et au même ton orientation sexuelle. Les deux choses sont très opposées ici et j’en souffre énormément
on’t let any person with a law kind of mindset, ignorant about the word of God and the world its self, with a lot of insecurities, let you down or make you feel less of yourself because you are a child of God and he will love you as He did before now and forever
In Uganda, where homosexual acts are punishable by prison sentences, being openly gay requires an astounding amount of courage.
Article by Alice McCool published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation* (UK), May 18, 2020 A Ugandan court on Monday ordered the release of 19 LGBT+ people jailed for almost 50 days for risking spreading...
Holistic Community Development Initiative Uganda (HOCODI-UG) is a nonprofit Community Based Organization that was established in 2011 with a goal of advocating for rights of marginalized categories of people including members of LGBTQI ,...
Author Kate Hairsine, Site Web Deutsche Welle (Germany), 4.12.2019 With Zambia imprisoning two men to 15 years for gay sex and Uganda detaining LGBTQ+ activists, the African continent is a difficult place for homosexuals....
Naughton’s project, This is How the Heart Beats, calls attention to the forced migration of LGBTQ refugees in East Africa. The series follows the refugees as they flee their homes in Uganda, seek haven in Kenya, find resettlement in the United States, and for some, make a decisive return to Uganda.
The constitutional court nullified the Anti-homosexuality Act in August of 2014 but there has been numerous press over the past weeks about a plan by a section of Ugandan legislature to re-introduce the law. In order to provide clarity on the facts relating to this reporting and offer strategic guidance to partners, the leadership of the LGBTQI+ community and Civil society activists met in Kampala on October 17, 2019.