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Yay! Our podcast ”Rainbow Riots Radio” has been downloaded 2,500 times! ”Rainbow Riots Radio” is presented by our founder Petter Wallenberg and features queer stories from around the world. You can hear or download it on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and many other platforms where you...

"Isolated, depressed and alone: Why for LGBT+ Ugandans, coronavirus lockdown has been ‘simply torture’" British newspaper The Independent interviewed Rainbow Riots' founder Petter Wallenberg and team members Keem Love Black and Kowa Kay about the situation for LGBT people in Uganda during the Covid-19 lockdown: "Keem Love Black has spent more...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuTU8dJF_cw Happy International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia 2020! 3 years ago we released our first single "Equal Rights" as part of an official campaign for the United Nations' Global Goals For Sustainable Development! "Equal Rights" is composed and produced by Rainbow Riots' founder, Swedish artist Petter...

A message from Rainbow Riots’ founder Petter Wallenberg: Happy Easter everyone! In these difficult times due to the Corona pandemic it’s even more important that we all stay strong and positive.  LGBT people can be hit harder by the social isolation, as we often don’t have the same family...

We were glad to be approached by fabulous Swedish coffee company Karma Coffee who wanted to support out work. They did so by creating a special coffee blend called 4ever Pride! They even donated parts of the proceeds to Rainbow Riots community centre in Uganda!...

The fabulous Stockholm gay bar Side Track in Stockholm, Sweden created special Rainbow Riots themed cocktails and donated part of the proceeds towards our work in Uganda! Thank you so much! 💓 Sweden's biggest gay site QX wrote about it (in Swedish):  "I ett halvårs tid har gaybaren Side Track sålt...

Rainbow Riots' founder Petter Wallenberg has been nominated for an award at Sweden's largest LGBT awards ceremony QX Gaygalan!! The category is "Keep up the good work" 💥🎉 You can vote for him here: ...

"LGBTQ people in Uganda live under constant threat and as late as last Saturday 100 people were arrested in a homophobic police raid in Kampala. Now Swedish Petter Wallenberg (founder of Rainbow Riots) has opened a community centre in the country where LGBTQ people can...