• Homosexuality
    Male illegal, female uncertain
  • Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
  • Changing Gender
    ✔ Legal, but requires surgery
  • Adoption
    ✖ Illegal
  • Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Employment Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
  • Military
    ✖ Illegal
  • Age of Consent
    ✔ Equal
  • Donating Blood
    ✖ Banned (1-year deferral)
  • Conversion Therapy
    ✖ Not banned

Public Opinion

"Should Society Accept Homosexuality?"

Uganda ranks #33 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June 4, 2013)
(96%) No
Yes (4%)

History

Homosexual activity in Uganda

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Aug 1, 2014–Sep 30, 2017
Male illegal, female legal
Up to life in prison under unnatural/indecent acts. Not enforced.
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Current status
(since Aug 1, 2014)
Male illegal, female uncertain
Previous bill was struck down due to a technicality rendering it unconstitutional. However, homosexual conduct is still explicitly illegal and is punishable by imprisonment.
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Feb 24, 2014–Jul 31, 2014
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
Under this bill, "aggravated homosexuality" is punishable by imprisonment for life. Includes provisions which make it illegal to aid homosexuality, touch with the intent of homosexuality, and promote homosexuality. Allows extradition for homosexuality-related offenses.

Earlier referred to internationally as the "Kill the Gays" bill when first proposed on October 13, 2009, life imprisonment was substituted for the death penalty following international pressure.

Prior to this bill, homosexuality was illegal under Section 145 of the penal code, punishable by up to life imprisonment.
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Jan 1, 2014–Jan 1, 2016
Male illegal, female legal
10 years punishment
Sources:
cphpost.dk
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Jun 15, 1950–Feb 24, 2014
Illegal (imprisonment as punishment)
Section 145 of the penal code indicates any carnal knowledge against nature is punishable for 7 years to life in prison.
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Same-sex marriage in Uganda

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Current status
(since Apr 1, 1904)
Not legal
Marriage in Uganda is defined as a union between a man and a woman.
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Apr 1, 1904–Sep 10, 2017
Not legal
Under Constitutional ban since 2005
Sources:
No
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Right to change legal gender in Uganda

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Current status
Legal, but requires surgery
No
Sources:
www.hrw.org
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Same-sex adoption in Uganda

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Current status
Illegal
Homosexuality is not legal yet.
Sources:
No
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LGBT discrimination in Uganda

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Current status
(since Jun 15, 1904)
No protections
As homosexual conduct is illegal, discrimination against LGBTQ+ people are very present. Most recently, the anti-homosexuality bill tried to make it illegal for any person to not report an LGBT individual.
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LGBT employment discrimination in Uganda

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Current status
(since Jun 15, 1904)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Current status
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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LGBT housing discrimination in Uganda

?
Current status
(since Jun 15, 1904)
No protections
No
Sources:
No
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Uganda

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Current status
Illegal
No
Sources:
No
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Equal age of consent in Uganda

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Current status
(since Jan 1, 2014)
Equal
Since 2014
Sources:
www.google.ca
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Blood donations by MSMs in Uganda

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Current status
Banned (1-year deferral)
No information.
Sources:
No
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Conversion therapy in Uganda

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Current status
Not banned
homosexuality is illegal there.
Sources:
No
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