Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Scott Lively

SMUG v. Lively is a federal lawsuit on behalf of a non-profit umbrella organization for LGBTI advocacy groups in Uganda against Scott Lively, a U.S.-based anti-gay extremist, for his role in the persecution of LGBTI people in Uganda, in particular his active participation in the conspiracy to strip away their fundamental rights.


Current Status: In discovery. Summary judgment briefing set for fall 2015.

Date Filed: March 14, 2012

Counsel: Baher Azmy, Zachery Morris, Pamela Spees

Client: Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG)