Please see the wonderful article written by our good friend, Andy Kopsa about one of our members:A Day in Kampala
Please view this excellent article, written about transphobia in Uganda: One Day in Uganda
A Ugandan transsexual woman, Ms Beyonce has made a desperate call to Uganda Police for protection from public molestation, including physical beatings for allegedly “looking abnormal.” Ms Beyonce, who was born Benjamin Tushabe, in an interview with Behind the Mask on July 3, in Kampala said she has been molested five times in less than … Continue reading UGANDAN TRANSSEXUAL WOMAN MOLESTED, HOSPITALISED FOR “LOOKING ABNORMAL”
Since childhood, I have always felt like I was a girl. As I came into my late teens, I felt more like a woman though my body was male. I began to dress more feminine and change my hair. The next time I went home, my father asked me about it and rejected me. They … Continue reading Beyonce’s Story: Thank God I’m Alive And Kicking.
Transgender Equality Uganda Transgender Equality Uganda (TEU) was started in April 2011 by Tushabe Beyonce, a transwoman, after noticing that transwomen’s issues were being neglected by the Ugandan LGB (lesbian, gay, bisexual) movement and that transgender sex workers’ issues were being ignored by the commercial sex work movement in Uganda. Transwomen suffer discrimination and violence … Continue reading Profile Picture For Transgender Equality Uganda
Yes! Here we come!! We are the transgender women. We are demanding dignity and protection
It was a celebrating day to the homosexuals of Uganda on 8th Febaury 2011, when the human rights activists of Uganda took a petition to the parliament of Uganda in the 8th parliament for the HIV/AIDS control bill which was tabled by Mr. David Bahati the NRM member of parliament. The Bill was criminalizing the monirity … Continue reading Taking a petition of HIV/AIDS Control Bill 2010 in the 8th parliament.
TRANSGENDER EQUALITY– UGANDA(TEU) 2011-2016 TEU has the following vision: Addressing the neglected human rights of Trans-women in Uganda. Mission: Engage in activities that promote awareness about TW as well as addressing their human rights. Goal: To make TEU a safe space for trans-women. OBJECTIVE: 1. Ensure registration of TEU and establish an organisation of TWs. … Continue reading Transgender Equality Uganda