Oct 28, 2007
Quickie Link: Gay, Lesbian Rights Meeting Held in Uganda
(Uganda) - A Uganda chapter of International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO) has been launched in Uganda following a successful meeting attended by over 100 gay men and women, transgender people, human rights activists and other supporters. “Never before has there been such a far reaching well organised and professional gay public debate in this country,” said Pastor Kiyimba Yususf Brown who is the country coordinator for IDAHO. Among the organisations which were represented were “Open Door Counselling Ministries, Spectrum-Uganda, Queer Youth Uganda, Ice Breakers, Uganda Youth Health, Breaking the Silence and MUSLA”. Among the participants who addressed the conference was East Africa ILGA representative, Sam Ganafa.