Ugandan's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender community support group in UK
Members of Say It Loud Club celebrating London Pride 28/6/2014 at Trafalgar Square in Central London.
Welcome to Say It Loud Club Community Organisation. Formed in 1994 by Aloysius Ssali a Ugandan gay activist,
this organisation has led important campaigns against homophobia particularly in Uganda and Africa in general. We have been serving the LGBT communities for over a 19 years. In Uganda, Our organization led the first campaigns against homophobia in Colleges and in Business organisations due to lack of diversity promotions.
Say It Loud Club raising awareness about homophobia in London
Uganda's President Museveni signs controversial anti-gay bill into law
(CNN) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed into law a bill that toughens penalties against gay people and defines some homosexual acts as crimes punishable by life in prison.
Homosexual acts are already illegal in Uganda, and Museveni had gone back and forth recently about whether he would sign the controversial bill in the face of vocal opposition from the West.
At the public signing of the bill Monday, a defiant Museveni declared that he would not allow the West to impose its values on Uganda.
"We have been disappointed for a long time by the conduct of the West, the way you conduct yourselves there," he told CNN's Zain Verjee in Entebbe. "Our disappointment is now exacerbated because we are sorry to see that you live the way you live, but we keep quiet about it. Now you say 'you must also live like us' -- that's where we say no."
The bill, introduced first in 2009, originally included a death penalty clause for some homosexual acts. It was briefly shelved when Britain and other European nations threatened to withdraw aid to Uganda, which relies on millions of dollars from the international community.
Shortly after his announcement, U.S. President Barack Obama warned that enacting the bill would affect relations between the two nations. He described the proposal as an "affront and a danger to the gay community" in Uganda. The U.S. is among the nation's largest donors.
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