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4 weeks ago

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Uganda’s Constitutional Court upholds the Anti-Homosexuality Act, including the death penalty in certain circumstances. Rainbow Riots founder Petter Wallenberg says: “This is a grave violation of fundamental rights for LGBT people, but we won’t give up. We will continue to fight hatred with creativity.” Photo by Tania Marti ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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A throwback to five years ago when Rainbow Riots launched India’s first Pride anthem, “Love is love” created by our founder, Swedish artist Petter Wallenberg and India’s first openly queer singers. It was created just as India legalised same sex relations and we performed at India’s first legal Pride and at Stockholm Pride. The performers became the first Indian LGBTQ artists to ever perform at an international pride stage. 💖💖 ... See MoreSee Less
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4 months ago

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”Rainbow Riots India” was our projekt with the queer pioneers of India. We worked alongside the LGBT movement that helped legalise same sex relations India. What an amazing, historic victory for human rights! ❤️🌈🌈 ... See MoreSee Less
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5 months ago

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Many LGBT+ people are lonely at the Xmas holidays. Especially in a country where same sex relations are illegal and many are abandoned by their own families. So a few years back Rainbow Riots, a non profit organisation based in Sweden and Uganda, organised a big LGBT+ community Xmas dinner in Kampala, Uganda. It was lovely to gather around something positive and festive to draw strength from. Happy new year everyone! 🎉🎉🌸🌸💖💖#RainbowRiots #lgbt #lgbtq #lgbtcommunity #lgbtrights #lgbtsupport #lgbtorganization #nonprofitorganization ... See MoreSee Less
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6 months ago

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Here is an article from The Guardian about when Rainbow Riots opened Uganda’s first LGBT community centre. Our centre opened in 2019 and was a safe space for the Ugandan LGBT community, but unfortunately it was forced to close during the pandemic a year later. But we continue to work in Uganda and are planning to restart the activities from the centre in new ways. As the situation is worsening in Uganda, with the reintroduction of the “Kill the gays”-bill, that makes same sex relations not only illegal, but also punishable by death. The Ugandan LGBT community needs our support more than ever. Rainbow Riots’ founder Petter Wallenberg says:”I want everyone around the world to help us fight against the horrific injustice against LGBT people in Uganda. By creating this centre we can take a stand for every human’s right to equality and love.” ... See MoreSee Less
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