After the Ugandan court invalidated a controversial anti-gay law, approximately 200 people gathered at the botanical gardens in the lakeside town of Entebbe on August 9th to march for LGBT equality.
In a recent Aljazeera article, author James Kassaga Arinaitwe combines contemporary historical analysis with his personal accounts as a Ugandan in a powerful editorial about Christian influences on Ugandan development.
Uganda's Constitutional Court has struck down the infamous anti-LGBT law, once dubbed the "kill the gays" bill for discussion about the death penalty for LGBT people
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver focused on how far the United States has come in terms of LGBT equality, especially compared to other countries like Uganda. Oliver briefly discussed some of the anti-gay laws in Uganda, and then welcomed Pepe Onziema, a transgender Ugandan human rights activist.
The Obama Administration has taken actions to address Uganda's draconian laws.
New York based Ugandan advocate Milton Allimadi is fighting right now to make sure the United Nations does not name Sam Kutesa president of the General Assembly.
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.
"Draft Guidelines for Health Workers Regarding Health Services for Homosexuals," will make health care workers in Uganda the "frontline enforcers of the newly passed Anti-Homosexuality Act".