Call Me Kuchu

Activist who was subject of Call Me Kuchu applying for asylum in US

John Abdallah Wambere, the Ugandan LGBT advocate who was presented the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary for his role in Call Me Kuchu, is applying for asylum in the United States.

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VIDEO: Lupita Nyong'o presents 'Call Me Kuchu' with Outstanding Documentary award at #GLAADAwards

Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o presented the award for Outstanding Documentary to "Call Me Kuchu" co-directors Katherine Fairfax Wright and Malika Zouhali-Worrall and Ugandan LGBT advocate John "Long Jones" Abdallah Wambere who was profiled in the film.
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GLAAD Media Award nominees highlight racial diversity in LGBT portrayals in news and entertainment #GLAADAwards

This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards and many of this year's nominees included out characters of color telling important stories and reflecting the true diversity of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

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2013 Image Award nominees include 'Call Me Kuchu,' 'The New Black' and director Lee Daniels

Nominees were announced today for the NAACP's 45th Annual Image Awards spanning television, film, books and music. Several out actors/creators, characters and LGBT-inclusive films and television series were among the nominees.

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December 3, 2013

'God Loves Uganda' makes Academy Awards short list

'God Loves Uganda' makes Academy Awards shortlist, and other notable LGBT documentaries.
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On DVD and Digital now: 'Call Me Kuchu' award-winning documentary about Ugandan LGBT advocate David Kato

Call Me Kuchu, the powerful award-winning documentary about slain Ugandan LGBT advocate David Kato, is available now on DVD and digital platforms, including iTunes and Amazon streaming.
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June 25, 2013

Snapshots of our work: CBS, transgender reporting, Nike Athletics, 'Ex-gay' shutdown and more!

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD?

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Southern Baptists, Call me Kuchu, and a 'gay lobby' : this week's religion news summary

From a possible 'gay lobby' in the Vatican to Uganda's tense anti-LGBT environment, this week's religion news summary has all the important LGBT religious news stories for you. Click here for the full list

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June 14, 2013

The GLAAD Wrap: Call Me Kuchu opens in select theaters; Kill Your Darlings sets October release date; Ricky Martin debuts new single

Each week The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
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Teddy Award-winning documentary 'Call Me Kuchu' to open in NYC and LA with director and cast Q&As

The powerful documentary about Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato, Call Me Kuchu, will premiere in theaters in New York this Friday, June 14 and expand to Los Angeles a week later on June 21 with more markets to follow. The first week of screenings in New York will feature Q&As with directors and activists from the documentary.
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