A Matter of Life and Death: LGBTI Rights in Uganda

By | March 12, 2010

Sunday 21st March, Sidney Street LGBT Centre, off Oxford Rd

David Kato, LGBTI activist from Uganda and member of SMUG

http://www.sexualminoritiesuganda.org will talk about his experiences as an
activist in the context of recent legislation threatening the death penalty for
“aggravated homosexuality”, the campaign in Uganda to stop the new law as
well as international efforts for decriminalisation. To be followed by
questions/discussion. David is on a short tour of the UK and this is his only
Manchester date.

David will be joined by Sokari Ekine, activist, writer and founder of
http://www.blacklooks.org/ a site documenting social justice issues in Africa
and the diaspora with a focus on LGBTI rights, gender-based violence,
militarism as well as literature and popular culture.

Delicious cheap food and cafe available from 12.30pm. Talk/discussion 2-4pm
Sunday 21st March, LGBT Centre, 49-51 Sidney Street, Manchester (Behind
8th Day Co-op off Oxford Rd)

The event is free but voluntary contributions towards travel expenses of
participants gratefully received. The venue is wheelchair accessible and all on
the ground floor. If you have any queries please contact

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