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UGANDA

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of 10 years or more
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: No

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you changed government documents in UGANDA concerning your gender identity? How easy was the process?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I could not change my official documents

I could change official documents easily (0 %) I changed official documents, but with much stress (0 %) I could not change my official documents (50%) I have not tried to change official documents (50%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

YOUR STORIES
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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in UGANDA...
(user currently living in RWANDA) posted for gay readers on 03/04/2013 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
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so am in my early twenty's finding my way out in my day to day life without being leanched or draged naked in the streets was by hiding who i really was but therre times i slipped and the wrong people found out about me and all hell broke loose my lfe became a living nightmare i found myself explaining that i wasn't gay just so i could save me from any possible death iam still trying to live a guilt free life but having known who iam i don't think i can fully be out
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(user currently living in RWANDA) posted for gay readers on 03/04/2013 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
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so am in my early twenty's finding my way out in my day to day life without being leanched or draged naked in the streets was by hiding who i really was but therre times i slipped and the wrong people found out about me and all hell broke loose my lfe became a living nightmare i found myself explaining that i wasn't gay just so i could save me from any possible death iam still trying to live a guilt free life but having known who iam i don't think i can fully be out
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