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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 people in UGANDA assumed your HIV/AIDS status because of your sexual orientation?

The majority of people visiting this site have said Yes, the government thinks sexual orientation and HIV or AIDS status is the same

Yes, people think I have AIDS because I am gay (0 %) Yes, the government thinks sexual orientation and HIV or AIDS status is the same (75%) Yes (0 %) No (25%)

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...
ernest (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay readers on 10/04/2013 tagged with human rights
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Am by the names , Ernest am asking for favor to see i accomplish , my studies, i dropped out of the university, when my parents denounced me, and i couldn't , keep up with , my tuition the whole family , dropped me, i don't know if being gay, i s a crime , i was doing , medicine , and i had finish ,my second year, my life , changed , when , my family , knew about , this, i have been discriminated, by my family, my people , time after time , keep , on frightening , a friend , who helps give me a place to stay , to burn , his house , because , he helps , me , the whole family , just hope , i die , any time, i know , there people out there , like me , who face the , same problems, and when am given a chance to study hard . I what to prove the whole society , being , gay , or lesbian , is not some thing, bad, and , help more people in my situation, i live in Uganda in Kampala, contact me o ernestmae@hush.ai, i will be grateful ,if my application, is put into consideration.
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ernest (user currently living in UGANDA) posted for gay readers on 10/04/2013 tagged with human rights
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Am by the names , Ernest am asking for favor to see i accomplish , my studies, i dropped out of the university, when my parents denounced me, and i couldn't , keep up with , my tuition the whole family , dropped me, i don't know if being gay, i s a crime , i was doing , medicine , and i had finish ,my second year, my life , changed , when , my family , knew about , this, i have been discriminated, by my family, my people , time after time , keep , on frightening , a friend , who helps give me a place to stay , to burn , his house , because , he helps , me , the whole family , just hope , i die , any time, i know , there people out there , like me , who face the , same problems, and when am given a chance to study hard . I what to prove the whole society , being , gay , or lesbian , is not some thing, bad, and , help more people in my situation, i live in Uganda in Kampala, contact me o ernestmae@hush.ai, i will be grateful ,if my application, is put into consideration.
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