Bishop Christopher Senjonjo of Uganda calls for tolerance of gays and lesbians

Bishop Christopher Senyonjo is an advocate for LGBT rights at a time when Uganda’s Parliament has reopened discussion on a bill which would penalize gays and lesbians with prison sentences and even capital punishment. The bill would also criminalize “promoting” homosexuality and protecting the identities of homosexuals. Senyonjo first began counseling gays and lesbians and […]

Ugandan bishop speaks up for gay people

Bishop Christopher Senjonyo from Uganda, a courageous advocate of the rights and dignity of LGBT people in Africa, is speaking at three events in the 2011 Edinburgh Festival of Spirituality and Peace this weekend. As Uganda considered a bill that would make homosexuality a capital offence, Bishop Christopher was one of those in the church […]

Is Archbishop Henry Orombi implicated in the false report issued by Revd Erich Kasirye?

The report about the Uganda gay man found beheaded in a farm latrine which we posted on Monday turns out to contain both truth and falsehood. A severed head was indeed found in a latrine and there is a newspaper report in the Daily Monitor and a video on You Tube showing the gruesome discovery […]

LGBT Anglicans recommit to mutual support and global mission

Press Release CANTERBURY, UK Leaders of seven lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Anglican organizations met yesterday as the Lambeth Conference drew to a close. We recommitted ourselves to the full inclusion of LGBT people in the life and ministry of the churches of the Anglican Communion. We promised to redouble our efforts to work for […]

Sexual Minorities Ugnada and Integrity Uganda call upon Ugandan religious leaders to recognise gay rights

by David Kato Press Release 26th February, 2008 The Archbishop, Church of Uganda The Most Rt. Rev. Henry Luke Orombi Your worship Archbishop, Church of Uganda, among other Bishops you were invited to attend the Lambeth conference. However you have decided to boycott the conference and you say, in reference to the decision taken December […]

Integrity Uganda appeals to Mothers’ Union – think about our LGBT children

by David Kato Integrity Uganda has written the following letter to the Chairperson and President of the Mothers’ Union in Uganda: Looking back over the years at the work that the Mothers’ Union (MU) has done, we cannot help but acknowledge the great steps taken and achievements made by the MU to save lives and […]

Lesbian and Gay Identity in Uganda: A Christian Vision for my Country

Christopher Senteza Vice president, Integrity Uganda Sir Winston Churchill will be forgiven for visiting our country in the 60s and calling Uganda ‘the  Pearl of Africa’. True, when he made his maiden trip to Uganda, he was astonished to find that although this East African state was located at the Equator, it enjoyed moderate temperatures […]

Gay Christian couple charged in Uganda

The New Vision Newspaper A gay couple, Ratan Singher 45, and Jimmy Okello appeared Friday 25 October 2002, before the Chief Magistrates Court in Jinja, East Uganda; on charges of having carnal knowledge of each other against the law of nature. Ratan and Roy both employees with Kengrow Industries in Jinja and members of Integrity […]