Setback for LGBTQ actions in Uganda

The umbrella group Sexual minorities Uganda is the nation’s most vital assist group for LGBTQ individuals since 2004.

The group’s chief, Frank Mugisha, says that authorities overseeing non-governmental organizations have knowledgeable him that the group lacks the essential documentation. At the identical time, he’s requested to droop the enterprise.

— This implies that the life-saving work we do is on maintain. We can’t shield and assist weak LGBTQ individuals, he says and continues:

— The background is, after all, homophobia and transphobia.

The authorities contemplate that Sexual minorities Uganda is neither an organization nor a non-governmental group. In addition, the identify is taken into account inappropriate.

Homosexuality is prohibited in Uganda and LGBTQ individuals face widespread discrimination.

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