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We are proud to announce that we have received 3000 downloads of our podcast "Rainbow Riots Radio"! Thank you everyone who has downloaded it!”Rainbow Riots Radio” is presented by our founder Petter Wallenberg and features queer stories from around the world. You can hear or download it...

This is Alicia Darling, a young trans woman from Uganda. Alicia has been part of Rainbow Riots since our founder and creative director, Swedish artist Petter Wallenberg first went to Uganda, Africa back in 2015 to make music with LGBT singers. The result was the...

Sing King is a karaoke channel with 9 million subscribers on YouTube, and for Pride they are supporting Rainbow Riots! They have put together a playlist filled with Pride anthems to raise money for us!  So by singing karaoke via Sing King’s app you will support...

Our short film/music video ”Freedom” directed by Rainbow Riots’ founder, Swedish artist Petter Wallenberg and filmed with our team in Uganda, Africa, was just shown for the first time in China!  CINEMQ is a non-profit underground queer cinema collective in Shanghai, China, and they recently screened...

At 8.00 p.m GMT on Friday 19th February our music will be getting support from UK radio!  DJ Su-ki is celebrating LGBTQ+ history month on British radio station Radio Free Matlock by playing music from LGBTQ+ artists from around the world, showcasing music from the two Rainbow...

We are sad to report that the Rainbow Riots LGBT+ community centre in Kampala, Uganda is closed until further notice due to the unavoidable circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.  However, Rainbow Riots activities in Uganda will continue. We have a long established network of Ugandan...

We are proud to announce that out founder Petter Wallenberg is the winner of the Arco Nordica 2020 award from The International Lesbian and Gay Cultural Network!  The reason for the award is his work with opening the first LGBT community center in Uganda, where homosexuality...

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...