The Uganda Media Council bans Dutch film for ‘glorifying homosexuality’

“The Dinner Club” was released in 2010 but was due to be shown in a film festival. According to The Uganda Media Council,The Dinner Club is “glorifying homosexuality” and that is illegal in Uganda. The Embassy of The Netherlands in Kampala posted, Screening Dutch film for European Film Festival, “The Dinner Club”, has been cancelled…

Resilience Diaries “stories of transgender persons” in Uganda

East African Visual Artists (EAVA Artists) together with Transgender community in Uganda,launched a documentary film project to Amplify the stories of Trans persons in Uganda. Resilience dairies “stories of transgender persons” is a documentary film and a series of short documentaries, focusing on the resilience stories of transgender persons in Uganda. The film interrogates the…

Artistic appeals for human rights of LGBTI Ugandans

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
Unlawful arrests and detentions of LGBTI persons continue in Uganda, despite the nullification of the Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2014. (Artwork by Vincent Kyabayinze) Ugandan artist Vincent Kyabayinze uses his artwork to appeal for respect for the human rights of LGBTI Ugandans. As director of East African Visual Artists, an independent nonpartisan,…

Ugandan artist’s view of state-sponsored homophobia

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
The Erasing 76 Crimes blog presents works by artist Vincent Kyabayinze, who appeals for respect for the human rights of LGBTI Ugandans. Artist Vincent Kyabayinze writes of this artwork, “In this picture LGBTI persons face state-sponsored homophobia, using government recourse. Many LGBTI persons are locked up without trial, detained under maximum…

Ugandan artist’s view: Imprisoned for ‘who they are’

Originally posted on 76 CRIMES:
The Erasing 76 Crimes blog here presents another piece of artwork by Vincent Kyabayinze, who uses his art to appeal for respect for the human rights of LGBTI Ugandans. Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Law was overturned in 2014, but LGBTI Ugandans still can face unlawful imprisonment. Artist Vincent Kyabayinze writes that, for LGBTI…

Well-developed examples of gay art.

Early Greek Art The Ancient Greeks produced one of the earliest well-developed examples of gay art. Unlike in other ancient cultures, the Greeks considered free adult male sexual attraction to be both normal and natural. The Ancient Greeks even sanctioned relationships between teenage boys and older men as a rite of passage for males just…

Endured an extremely abusive family life.

David Wojnarowicz Born in New Jersey in 1954, David Wojnarowicz endured an extremely abusive family life, struggled with being a gay youth and subsequently dropped out of high school by the age of 16. To survive, he hustled, lived on the streets of NYC, prostituted, and hitchhiked across the country. In 1978, he settled in…

THE SIMPLIFIED CHAPTER 4 OF THE CONSTITUTION.

Article 20 1. We are all born free with equal rights and dignity. Our rights are not given by the state. 2. Our rights and freedoms must be respected and promoted by the government, its organs and by all persons. Article 21 1. We are all equal before the law and have the right to…

Why the hate.

Parliament has sent the ACT to the president to sign it into law to criminalize Homosexuality. But do we need laws to protect our children,preserve our culture? Religion was brought in by “whites” the same as “Homosexuality” and the rule of law. So what is African or not African?

What next for Human rights in Uganda.

Uganda a country known for hospitality and love,were love is part of us soon will be a country full of hate,blackmail and torture.With our parliament betraying us for cheap politics,Finally the Anti Homosexuality Bill(kill the gay bill) and the Anti pornographic Bill(mini skirt bill) were passed. Were do we go from here now.With poor health…