Rights advocate to talk about homophobia in Uganda (March 17, 2015)

This may be of interest to WIOC teachers & your students; this lecture is free and open to the public.

Fish-Harnack Lecture: Rights advocate to talk about homophobia in Uganda

FrankMugishaFrank Mugisha, a leading advocate of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) rights in Uganda, will talk about the struggles of sexual minorities in the dangerously hostile climate of East Africa, in the 2015 Mildred Fish-Harnack Human Rights and Democracy Lecture. Mugisha, executive director of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), will speak about “Homophobia in Africa: Perspectives from Uganda,” on Tuesday, March 17, at 4 p.m., in the AT&T Room, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.

Sponsored by the UW–Madison Human Rights Program and Division of International Studies, this event is free and open to the public. An informal reception will follow the lecture.

Read more @ http://international.wisc.edu/blog/index.php/2015/02/12/fish-harnack-lecture-2015/.

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