Category: Politics

Too Masculine to Vote? LBQ Women in Uganda speak about 2021 elections

The LGBTIQ+ community in Uganda was scapegoated by the president during campaigns and blamed for funding the opposition. The rhetoric was met with increased homophobia and transphobia in the country, affecting Lesbian, Bisexual and Queer women. As a result, LBQ womxn- particularly the masculine-presenting ones were verbally intimidated and threatened by the public.

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