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Taking stock, taking action: A conversation with Ugandan rights activist Frank Mugisha

Frank Mugisha is one of Uganda’s leading activists in the struggle for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. Executive director of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) and founder of Icebreakers Uganda, Mugisha received the 2011 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award and the Thorolf Rafto Memorial Prize for his activism in combating homophobia throughout sub-Saharan Africa. The Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network recently hosted a conversation with Mugisha as part of its 5th Annual Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights.