LGBTI Ugandans tell their stories in their own magazine

Published: December 22, 2014

ERASING 76 CRIMES
Colin Stewart
Original Article:  bit.ly/1wXbZjh

The Ugandan LGBTI community has launched its own magazine to tell their stories to the nation.

“Bombastic Magazine is a compilation of stories, testimonies and opinions by LGBTI Ugandans. The objective of this campaign is to end violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people countrywide,” the introductory press release states.

Supporters of the magazine are attempting to get a free copy of the magazine into the hands of each Ugandan — from local supermarkets or local volunteers. An online edition is available in cooperation with the African online media site Kuchu Times.

In the first edition, human rights defender and editor Kasha N. Jacqueline wrote:

“It is our desire that this publication will enlighten many Ugandans and people around the world who have been indoctrinated into believing that there is only one kind of sexual orientation and gender identity by religious persons and politicians who have conservative values.

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