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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...
nelly waiswa (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay readers on 24/07/2011 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
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We are an endangered species within our country We are looked at as if we are outcasts. On saturday I was in a nightclub atVolts with a friend when someone who knew me pointed at me shouting, 'There is a gay couple!'when we were outside of the club People began to beat us especially the boarder men but the policeman was just looking on we were only saved by a bouncer who took us to anear by room and locked it and got ataxi for us .Am really scared of mob justice we may end up losing our lives
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nelly waiswa (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay readers on 24/07/2011 tagged with hate crime and violence prevention
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We are an endangered species within our country We are looked at as if we are outcasts. On saturday I was in a nightclub atVolts with a friend when someone who knew me pointed at me shouting, 'There is a gay couple!'when we were outside of the club People began to beat us especially the boarder men but the policeman was just looking on we were only saved by a bouncer who took us to anear by room and locked it and got ataxi for us .Am really scared of mob justice we may end up losing our lives
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