UNAIDS in Uganda is in advanced stages of setting up a one-stop centre for all official data on the state of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the country and Uganda’s response to it.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has apparently had a change of heart about the nation’s approach to the fight against AIDS.
Ugandan HIV activists have asked visiting UNAIDS Global Executive Director Michel Sidibe to urge President Yoweri Museveni and the Ugandan government to overcome “institutionalized discrimination” that limits the Ugandan LGBT community’s access to vital HIV/AIDS care, treatment and support services.
Uganda LGBTI rights ally Stella Nyanzi was released on bail on May 10, after more than a month in prison.
Outspoken Ugandan feminist and LGBTI ally Stella Nyanzi made good use of her time in Luzira Prison, while her supporters raised money to help pay her legal costs and support her family. [Update: She was released on bail on May 10.]
Prominent Ugandan LGBTI ally Stella Nyanzi has been arrested on charges of insulting Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. She remains in custody pending a bail hearing.
Yesterday, after traveling from Uganda to the United States, 12 LGBTI rights activists pressed their case that anti-gay Pastor Scott Lively should go on trial for human rights violations for his role in pushing for Uganda’s now-defunct Anti-Homosexuality Act. “Lively worked to erase LGBTI Ugandans from civil and political life,” said Rutgers University law professor …