Tag Archives: Kampala

African Anglicans: English protest vs. Ugandan rallies

Two opposing demonstrations last week focused on the Anglican Communion’s relationships to LGBTI people, presenting vastly different ideas about how that issue should be resolved. In England, dozens of protesters gathered at Canterbury Cathedral to urge homophobic churches within the … Continue reading

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Queer Collective aims to make an impact in Uganda

Keith King, the founder and creative director of Uganda’s Queer Collective, tells about the new Kampala-based organization, which aims to provide a space where queer artists  in east Africa can come together and share their work locally, nationally, and internationally. … Continue reading

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Minor Ugandan candidate, major misunderstandings

A minor candidate in Uganda’s presidential election campaign has made news by unveiling an anti-LGBTI proposal that’s based on factual errors and major misunderstandings about the experiences of Uganda’s sexual minorities. Presidential candidate Abed Bwanika, a Ugandan veterinarian, politician and … Continue reading

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Uganda Pride: ‘Passionate believer’ tells why it’s important

By Stella Nyanzi My custom of preparing for Uganda’s Pride activities starts a week before the annual event. Today, I am starting my excited posts about ‪#PrideUganda2015‬. I have posted about each year’s activities, starting with the first one in … Continue reading

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LGBT Ugandans to share in $226 million for health care

Unlike the recent past, LGBT Ugandans will be eligible for health care services funded by newly received grants totaling more than $225 million, says Kikonyogo Kivumbi, who serves on a key Uganda’s health policy panel. On that board, known as … Continue reading

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Uganda: “Where Do We Go for Justice?”

A report on the criminal justice system was issued today by Chapter Four in Uganda. Titled: Uganda: “Where Do We Go for Justice?” The Abuse of the Rights of Sexual Minorities in Uganda’s Criminal Justice System.  “UGANDA’s criminal justice system should … Continue reading

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Uganda refugee project survives anti-gay attacks of 2014

The Refugee Law Project (RLP) in Uganda is about to resume its work with refugees and asylum seekers after a 10-month suspension. RLP,  a community outreach project of the Makerere University School of Law, was established in 1999 to provide … Continue reading

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