Love is: A Message From Uganda's Gay & Transgender Community

In Uganda, being gay is illegal.

In Uganda, members of the gay and transgender community face discrimination, violence, arbitrary arrests and forced evictions simply because of who they love.

But in Uganda, there is hope.

These are the voices of gay and transgender Ugandans. This is what love means to them.

Click here to watch "Love Is" on National Geographic's Short Film Showcase. 

Video by: Katie G. Nelson
Editor & Graphics: Joshua Carlon