“Male Pals” and Other Harmful Stereotypes

A Ugandan tabloid recently did a story “exposing” a Ugandan journalist and his “male pals”. Although the article did not outrightly accuse him of being gay, it made very blatant insinuations as to the sexuality of him and his friends. Several people have since commented that the article was part of an attack on him…

We all win when media is gender aware

Photo by KAS Uganda By Rosebell Kagumire & Rebecca Rwakabukoza It’s not news that Uganda has a female-dominated population. In fact, the latest population census of 2014, puts the population of women in the country at 51%. It’s also not news that over the years, women in Uganda have worked hard to climb economic, social…

Urban Unconscious

She saw him last night Taunting his other in road rage Swerved his anger to the right Blocking the passage to a new page As “other” jumped out his unconscious skin And leaped to release his anger from its cage Hopeful in the display of a punch win To counter the defeat of a verbal…