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Kasha Nabagesera

Executive Director, Kuchu Times Uganda

The founder and the long-term executive director of Freedom and Roam Uganda. She works as a queer feminist, fighting for the rights of LGBT persons not only in Uganda but in Africa as a whole.

Kasha has amassed a number of awards and recognition for her resilience in fighting for equality and freedoms of sexual minorities. She currently runs the only LGBTI magazine on the African continent and an online Television and Radio focusing on issues of lgbti and women’s rights.

In 2010, she was elected the most inspiring queer woman in the world by the Velvetpark Magazine. In 2011, she was listed on the Women Deliver 100 list, as well as among the 50 most inspiring Feminists women in Africa. In the same year Kasha was awarded The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders. In 2013 she was Awarded the Nuremberg International Human rights award.

She has continued to live in Uganda and she was among the petitioners that challenged the anti-homosexuality law in the constitutional court that later nullified the law.


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