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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.

Is your healthcare affected by your sexual orientation or gender identity in UGANDA?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No, my healthcare is the same

Yes, it is more expensive (25%) Yes, I was dropped from my insurance plan (0 %) My coverage is different because of my sexual orientation (0 %) No, my healthcare is the same (75%)

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...
ssebowa (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay lesbian bisexual readers on 09/06/2011 tagged with adoption, hate crime and violence prevention
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Life here is like living in hell even your own parents disown you no one wants to assoc ate with you they wish you death as you are disgrace to them the all village will hate you.you become the topic of the village some people begin to accuse youof allsorts of things if they see you talking with any youththey say you want to recruit him and what happens after talking with that person they make afollow up to ask him what you have been telling him. even some people tell you to leave the village otherwise they will kill you accusing you that you are the cause of the disasters that the village have been experiencing they talk of wanting to Lynch you burn you so you have to be so care full with the people you interact with they may even report you to police
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ssebowa (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay lesbian bisexual readers on 09/06/2011 tagged with adoption, hate crime and violence prevention
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Life here is like living in hell even your own parents disown you no one wants to assoc ate with you they wish you death as you are disgrace to them the all village will hate you.you become the topic of the village some people begin to accuse youof allsorts of things if they see you talking with any youththey say you want to recruit him and what happens after talking with that person they make afollow up to ask him what you have been telling him. even some people tell you to leave the village otherwise they will kill you accusing you that you are the cause of the disasters that the village have been experiencing they talk of wanting to Lynch you burn you so you have to be so care full with the people you interact with they may even report you to police
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