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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.

Are you LGBTI in the military of UGANDA?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No, I was discharged because of my sexual orientation

Yes (0 %) Yes, but not out (0 %) No, I was discharged because of my sexual orientation (100%)

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...
bweya1712 (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay readers on 11/04/2010 tagged with illegality of male to male relationships +9
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i do love the part where you state that "There is no need to be registered on the website, and your story will be completely anonymous" To some of us, we ask ourselves when will that day come that i will feel safe and live openly. being gay in Uganda has put me through a lot, lost jobs, family and friends now running away from the state. i some times pray and ask God to make me like others, so that the world focuses on other people not me. Straight people think we much love to be who we are. i pray for a world where being straight is being gay. I pray that i get to stay in a free land. Being gay for me is being normal and happy.
Nothing much i can say about being gay in Uganda but only to say that its not normal to stay in Uganda if you are gay because you are reminded of your sexuality and its made an issue of life and death.
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bweya1712 (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay readers on 11/04/2010 tagged with illegality of male to male relationships +9
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i do love the part where you state that "There is no need to be registered on the website, and your story will be completely anonymous" To some of us, we ask ourselves when will that day come that i will feel safe and live openly. being gay in Uganda has put me through a lot, lost jobs, family and friends now running away from the state. i some times pray and ask God to make me like others, so that the world focuses on other people not me. Straight people think we much love to be who we are. i pray for a world where being straight is being gay. I pray that i get to stay in a free land. Being gay for me is being normal and happy.
Nothing much i can say about being gay in Uganda but only to say that its not normal to stay in Uganda if you are gay because you are reminded of your sexuality and its made an issue of life and death.
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bwankwanzi olivia (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual readers on 13/07/2010 tagged with human rights
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There is nothing to be ashamed of, God created us differently and we all ought to tolerate and respect each other so as to live in the community harmoniously. What surprises me most is the hypocrisy of our people. They would rather live in denial than face their challenges. It will take people like you and me for the future generations to live free of fear and intimidation.
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