Frank Mugisha

Activist A gay rights activist in Uganda, Mugisha came to global prominence after winning the 2011 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award for his work against a proposed Ugandan law that would punish gay people with prison or death. He is the executive director of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and a worldwide advocate for LGBTI rights.

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We Are Here: African LGBT Activists Fighting for Freedom

African LGBT activists like Long Jones of Uganda and Joël Gustave Nana Ngongang of Cameroon are fighting legalized discrimination on national and international levels.

Ugandan Court Dismisses Case Against Pro-Gay Play

A Ugandan court has dismissed a case against a British national arrested for staging a pro-gay play.

World Lens — Week in Review: July 3

A roundup of world events from the past week. Spain wins the cup, and Mursi takes the helm.

Breaking Barriers: Frank Mugisha

Gay rights activist Frank Mugisha works for LGBTI and human rights in Uganda.

Who's Who in the Black LGBT Community showcases some prominent members of the Black gay, lesbian and transsexual community.
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