Out & Proud Diamond Group
The Out & Proud Diamond Group (African LGBTI) is a voluntary self-help group of lesbians, gay, bi and transgender (LGBT). Our mission is to seek freedom and equality for Africans and ethnic minorities LGBTI people and reduce all forms of inequalities that have an impact on their life experiences
Uganda's president signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality on Monday, defying protests from rights groups, criticism from Western donors and a U.S. warning that it will complicate relations.
The new bill strengthened existing punishments for anyone caught having gay sex, imposing jail terms of up to life for "aggravated homosexuality" - including sex with a minor or while HIV-positive.