Kasha Nabagesera

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Kasha Nabagesera



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Active campaigner to end homophobia in Uganda and decriminalize it. Executive Director of the LGBTQ group 'Freedom & Roam Uganda'. Recipient of many awards, including the Rafto Prize in Bergen, Norway, along with 'Sexual Minorities Uganda', an umbrella organization she co-founded in 2004; the Honorary Award of the “QX Magazine” in Stockholm, Sweden in February 2013; the James Joyce award from the University College of Dublin in April 2013; the Sean McBride Award from Amnesty International Dublin; the Civil Courage Award from Berlin 2013; the International Activist of the Year Award for the GALAS (Gay and Lesbian Awards, organised by the National Lesbian and Gay Federation of Ireland); the 2013 Nuremburg International Human rights Award; the Harvard Law School honour (2015); and the international Right Livelihood Award (2015). Also known as Jacqueline Kasha and Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera. Recipient of a 2019 Bonham Centre Awards.

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