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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 experienced homophobia or lesbophobia from your healthcare provider?

The majority of people visiting this site have said Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor

Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor (50%) Yes, but I was able to find healthcare (0 %) No, but I am not out to my doctor (50%) No (0 %)

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!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in UGANDA...
Anti Homosexual Act (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers on 13/03/2014
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Ugandan rights activists and politicians have filed a legal challenge to overturn a tough anti-gay law condemned by Western donors.

The law violated the rights of gay people and subjected them to "cruel and inhuman punishment", they said.

Several cases of "violence and retaliation" have been reported since President Yoweri Museveni signed the law last month, the activists added.

Uganda is a deeply conservative society where many people oppose gay rights.
There is only one thing I fear - living in a society that has no room for minorities�Fox Odoi Ugandan MP

It allows life imprisonment as the penalty for acts of "aggravated homosexuality" and also criminalises the "promotion of homosexuality"
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Anti Homosexual Act (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers on 13/03/2014
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Ugandan rights activists and politicians have filed a legal challenge to overturn a tough anti-gay law condemned by Western donors.

The law violated the rights of gay people and subjected them to "cruel and inhuman punishment", they said.

Several cases of "violence and retaliation" have been reported since President Yoweri Museveni signed the law last month, the activists added.

Uganda is a deeply conservative society where many people oppose gay rights.
There is only one thing I fear - living in a society that has no room for minorities�Fox Odoi Ugandan MP

It allows life imprisonment as the penalty for acts of "aggravated homosexuality" and also criminalises the "promotion of homosexuality"
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