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Uganda Government Shuts Down Pride for Second Consecutive Year

Post submitted by Jeremy Kadden and Saurav Jung Thapa For the second consecutive year, Ugandan officials have shut down Pride celebrations in Kampala, the capital. On August 16, after months of careful negotiations with their government to organize low-key pride celebrations, LGBTQ activists in Uganda received the shocking news that the events had been shut down by Minister of Ethics Simon Lokodo.
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