Contact These Uganda Polls About the Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Jim Burroway

November 25th, 2012

This list comes via Ugandan LGBT advocate Kasha Jacqueline. The Anti-Homosexuality Bill could come to a vote as early as this week. To be effective, please be polite, but also be firm. The best rule of thumb to observe would be to put yourself into their shoes and try to imagine the arguments that would appeal to you. Also remember that all Ugandan are as proud of their country as you are of yours. Insults will inevitably backfire, and it will be LGBT Ugandans suffering the consequences, not those who sit comfortably in countries far away lobbing emails and phone calls. Don’t given them propaganda that can be used against your brothers and sisters. Ugandan LGBT advocates also strongly advise that bringing up foreign aid is another sure-fire way to provoke a backfire.

For reference to specific parts of the bill, please refer to our detailed examination of the nineteen clauses of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, beginning here.

1. President: Yoweri Museveni

His Excellency, Lt. Gen. Yoweri Museveni (Mr. President, subsequently)
Office of The President
Parliament Avenue
Telephone: +256 (0) 414 343 311
Fax: +256 (0) 414 436 102

2. Secretary, Office of the President

Mrs. T. Kinaalwa
Tel. 041 4 233 717
Fax 041 4 256 143

3.  Speaker of the Parliament: Rebecca Kadaga

Rt. Hon. Rebecca Kadaga
Parliament of the Republic of Uganda
Tel: +(256) 377 000/150
Fax: +(256) 414 346 826

3. Prime Minister: Amama Mbabazi

Rt. Hon. Amama Mbabazi
Postal Building
Yusuf Lule Road
P.O. Box 341
Phone: +(256) 414 254 252
Fax: +(256) 414 341 139

4. The  Minister of Foreign Affairs:

Hon. Sam Kutesa
Tel:  +(256) 41-257 525/345 661/258 252
Fel: +(256) 41-258 722/232 874

5. State Minister of Ethics and Integrity: Simon Lokodo

Hon. Simon Lokodo
Office of The President Parliament
Tel: +(256) 414 301 600
Fax: +(256) 414 343 177

6. Minister of Health: Christine Ondoa

Hon. Dr. Christine Ondoa
Tel: +(256) 414-340 874 /231 563 /9

7. Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs: Kahinda Otafiire

Hon. Kahinda Otafiire
Tel: +(256) 41 230 538
Fax: +(256) 41- 254 829

8. Minister of Gender, Labour & Social Affairs: Kabwegyere Tarsis

Hon. Kabwegyere Tarsis
Tel: +(256) 775 785 282, +(256) 782 808 191

9. Director General Uganda AIDS Commission

Dr. Kihumuro Apuuli
Office of The President
Parliament Avenue
P.O. BOX 7168,
Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 071 2 968 028
Tel: +(256) 414 288 065, +(256) 414 258 173

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