• Authorities in Uganda suspend prominent LGBTQ rights group

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    KAMPALA, Uganda - Ugandan authorities have suspended the work of a prominent LGBTQ rights group, calling it an illegal entity.
    Sexual Minorities Uganda has been the East African nation's most prominent support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people since 2004.
    Its leader, Frank Mugisha, said Saturday that authorities who oversee non-governmental organizations advised him to suspend activities, saying his group lacked needed documentation.
    “This means that the life-saving work we do is on hold. We can't protect and support vulnerable LGBT people,” he said. “The...
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