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    Homosexuality
    ✖ Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
    Gay Marriage
    ✖ Not legal
    Censorship
    ✔ No censorship
    Changing Gender
    Ambiguous
    Non-binary gender recognition
    Unknown
    Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Employment Discrimination
    Ambiguous
    Housing Discrimination
    ✖ No protections
    Adoption
    ✖ Single only
    Military
    ✔ Legal
    Donating Blood
    Unknown
    Conversion Therapy
    Unknown
    Age of Consent
    Unknown
Suggest Public Opinion Data

Public Opinion

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #31 out of 33 countries surveyed. (Source: Afrobarometer, 2014–2016)

Question: "For each of the following types of people, please tell me whether you would like having people from this group as neighbours, dislike it, or not care: Homosexuals?"

(94.92%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (4.71%)

Acceptance of Homosexuals as Neighbors

Ranked #33 out of 34 countries surveyed. (Source: Afrobarometer, 2016–2018)

Question: "For each of the following types of people, please tell me whether you would like having people from this group as neighbours, dislike it, or not care: Homosexuals?"

(95.67%) Not tolerate
Tolerate (3.25%)

"Should society accept homosexuality?" (2013)

Ranked #33 out of 39 countries surveyed. (Source: Pew Research Center, June, 2013)

Question: "Should society accept homosexuality?"

(96%) No
Yes (4%)

Perceived Acceptance of Gay People

Ranked #116 out of 119 countries surveyed. (Source: Gallup, 2013)

Question: "Is the city or area where you live a good place or not a good place for homosexuals?"

(95%) Not a good place
Good place (2%)

History

Homosexual activity in Uganda

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Homosexual activity in Uganda is illegal (up to life in prison as punishment).

Current status
Since May 3, 2021
Illegal (up to life in prison as punishment)
The Sexual Offences Bill (2019), first tabled in 2015, criminalises sexual activity between persons of the same gender.
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Aug 1, 2014–May 2, 2021
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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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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Same-sex marriage in Uganda is not legal.

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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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Uganda

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Censorship of LGBT Issues in Uganda is no censorship.

Current status
No censorship
In Uganda, there are no laws restricting the discussion or promotion of LGBTQ+ topics.
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Right to change legal gender in Uganda

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Right to change legal gender in Uganda is ambiguous.

Current status
Ambiguous
Unknown.
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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Uganda

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Legal recognition of non-binary gender in Uganda is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

LGBT discrimination in Uganda

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LGBT discrimination in Uganda is no protections.

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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LGBT employment discrimination in Uganda is ambiguous.

Current status
Since Jun 15, 1904
Ambiguous
Sexual orientation discrimination protections under human rights institute.
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LGBT housing discrimination in Uganda

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LGBT housing discrimination in Uganda is no protections.

Current status
Since Jun 15, 1904
No protections
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Same-sex adoption in Uganda

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Same-sex adoption in Uganda is single only.

Current status
Single only
No laws in place for same sex couples.
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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Uganda

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Homosexuals serving openly in military in Uganda is legal.

Current status
Legal
there is no certain laws that outlaw gays serving in military. but intense discrimination prevents gays from serving openly.
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Blood donations by MSMs in Uganda

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Blood donations by MSMs in Uganda is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Conversion therapy in Uganda

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Conversion therapy in Uganda is unknown.

Current status
Unknown

Equal age of consent in Uganda

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Equal age of consent in Uganda is unknown.

Current status
Unknown