Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera born Kampala, Uganda April 12, 1980. Alternative Nobel Peace Prize Right Livelihood award 2015; Ennals Human Rights Prize 2011; “founding mother” Ugandan LGBT civil rights movement, 1999.
“It’s very important that we are who we are, especially looking back in history at how our race has been undermined, it's important for us to stand up and be counted. Our black pride should never be allowed to be discounted again because of our skin colour. It is important that we work and achieve greatness for ourselves instead of waiting for others to do that for us. We cannot afford to bury our heads in the sand and feel sorry for ourselves, we need to stand with our heads high and proud for trying our best to make this world a better place for justice and equality, freedom and liberation.” Wikipedia; photo pri.org)