ADDED ON: 10/18/2018

Ugandan Lesbian Activist Speaks About Troubled Times and her Faith

10/17/2018 | Bay Area Reporter

Ugandan LGBTI activists have been on edge this year. Lawmakers have discussed bringing back the stringent version of an anti-homosexuality bill, LGBTI organizations have been denied legal registration, and events and spaces where LGBTIs gather have been closed down. Anti-gay opponents have felt emboldened since President Donald Trump’s administration came into power, said Ssenfuka “Biggie” Joanita Warry, a 35-year-old lesbian who is executive director of Freedom and Roam Uganda, an LGBTI and women’s rights organization in the East African country.


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