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.