In 2009 Ugandan MPs tried to introduce new legal guidelines towards homosexuality that would come with life imprisonment and even the dying penalty.
Homophobia was rife within the media with tabloid papers printing the names and addresses of homosexual males and lesbians.
Many activists suffered intimidation and assault.
The legislation was finally overturned by the Constitutional Court docket in 2014 however homosexuality remains to be unlawful in Uganda.
Victor Mukasa shares his story of preventing for LGBT rights in Uganda, first as a lesbian lady after which as a trans man.
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