Dr Stella Nyanzi has requested international gay celebrities to fund her Kampala Woman Member of Parliament bid ahead of 2021 general elections.
In her request to Ellen DeGeneres and Elton John, Stella Nyanzi describes herself as a strong ally of the LGBTIQA+ communities in Africa and Uganda specifically.
See Stella Nyanzi’s statement;
Dear Ellen DeGeneres and Elton John,Re: Application for fundraisingMy names are Stella Nyanzi. I am an academic researcher, a human rights defender, a dissident protester, and an activist from Uganda. I am running for political election as the Kampala Woman Member of Parliament for 2021-2026. In February of this year, I was released upon acquittal from Luzira Women Prison where I had served (sixteen months) most of my sentence for offensive communi...