Despite the police intervention in this year’s Pride, groups said planned events would continue.
       
     
 Preperations for the Pride week 2016
       
     
 The LGBTI community in Uganda routinely faces violence, discrimination and extortion.   
       
     
 Early evening at one club in Kampala where the LGBTI community is welcomed every sunday
       
     
 The person on the picture was one of the attendants at this years Miss Pride, when the police came she got harassed, beaten and lost her wallet with money, bank card and ID.
       
     
 A couple in their home
       
     
 There is only one LGBT bar in Kampala. Every Sunday from evening to early morning the club is packed.
       
     
 The person in the picture work as a dancer from time to time, but also as a prostitute to make enough money for food and rent
       
     
 The man on the picture worked as a teacher in arts until they found out he was gay, the principal fired him the same day in front of all the other teachers.
       
     
 This member of the LGBT community in Kampala was part of the Miss Pride contest last year, but was stigmatised by family members.
       
     
 A suitcase used as a wardrobe
       
     
 Every Sunday this bar is packed with people from the LGBTI community, it's one of the only places in Kampala where they can feel truly free and relaxed on a night out.
       
     
 Homosexuality is still illegal in Uganda, under a colonial-era law that bans sex acts ‘against the order of nature’.
       
     
 Last year’s Miss Pride winner talks to the media backstage at the event in Kampala.
       
     
 Late night in a nightclub which hosting LGBTI nights every sunday
       
     
 One of the contestants on the stage during Mr and Miss Pride.
       
     
 One of the contestants in front of the judges during Mr and Miss Pride 2016, part of Uganda’s pride events. Minutes later the police stormed the venue and started to harass and arrest people.
       
     
 A young couple in their home, often there is four-five people sharing a small room or two, just to be able to afford to pay rent
       
     
 Despite the police intervention in this year’s Pride, groups said planned events would continue.
       
     

Despite the police intervention in this year’s Pride, groups said planned events would continue.

 Preperations for the Pride week 2016
       
     

Preperations for the Pride week 2016

 The LGBTI community in Uganda routinely faces violence, discrimination and extortion.   
       
     

 

 Early evening at one club in Kampala where the LGBTI community is welcomed every sunday
       
     

Early evening at one club in Kampala where the LGBTI community is welcomed every sunday

 The person on the picture was one of the attendants at this years Miss Pride, when the police came she got harassed, beaten and lost her wallet with money, bank card and ID.
       
     

The person on the picture was one of the attendants at this years Miss Pride, when the police came she got harassed, beaten and lost her wallet with money, bank card and ID.

 A couple in their home
       
     

A couple in their home

 There is only one LGBT bar in Kampala. Every Sunday from evening to early morning the club is packed.
       
     

There is only one LGBT bar in Kampala. Every Sunday from evening to early morning the club is packed.

 The person in the picture work as a dancer from time to time, but also as a prostitute to make enough money for food and rent
       
     

The person in the picture work as a dancer from time to time, but also as a prostitute to make enough money for food and rent

 The man on the picture worked as a teacher in arts until they found out he was gay, the principal fired him the same day in front of all the other teachers.
       
     

The man on the picture worked as a teacher in arts until they found out he was gay, the principal fired him the same day in front of all the other teachers.

 This member of the LGBT community in Kampala was part of the Miss Pride contest last year, but was stigmatised by family members.
       
     

This member of the LGBT community in Kampala was part of the Miss Pride contest last year, but was stigmatised by family members.

 A suitcase used as a wardrobe
       
     

A suitcase used as a wardrobe

 Every Sunday this bar is packed with people from the LGBTI community, it's one of the only places in Kampala where they can feel truly free and relaxed on a night out.
       
     

Every Sunday this bar is packed with people from the LGBTI community, it's one of the only places in Kampala where they can feel truly free and relaxed on a night out.

 Homosexuality is still illegal in Uganda, under a colonial-era law that bans sex acts ‘against the order of nature’.
       
     

Homosexuality is still illegal in Uganda, under a colonial-era law that bans sex acts ‘against the order of nature’.

 Last year’s Miss Pride winner talks to the media backstage at the event in Kampala.
       
     

Last year’s Miss Pride winner talks to the media backstage at the event in Kampala.

 Late night in a nightclub which hosting LGBTI nights every sunday
       
     

Late night in a nightclub which hosting LGBTI nights every sunday

 One of the contestants on the stage during Mr and Miss Pride.
       
     

One of the contestants on the stage during Mr and Miss Pride.

 One of the contestants in front of the judges during Mr and Miss Pride 2016, part of Uganda’s pride events. Minutes later the police stormed the venue and started to harass and arrest people.
       
     

One of the contestants in front of the judges during Mr and Miss Pride 2016, part of Uganda’s pride events. Minutes later the police stormed the venue and started to harass and arrest people.

 A young couple in their home, often there is four-five people sharing a small room or two, just to be able to afford to pay rent
       
     

A young couple in their home, often there is four-five people sharing a small room or two, just to be able to afford to pay rent