Ugandan gay rights activist John Abdallah Wambere faced death threats after he was outed in his own country. Now the US has granted him political asylum, and he's celebrating — but still dreaming of walking safely with his daughter in the streets of his hometown.
Moammar Gaddafi is remembered fondly by people in Uganda, especially those who attend the huge mosque named after Gaddafi in the capital Kampala. Gaddafi paid for the mosque and many other projects in Uganda.
The fourth annual Pride Uganda festival took place last week with a small but vocal number of gay pride activists and LGBTI activists taking a stand against Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act, which criminalizes same-sex relationships with up to 14 years in prison.