In 2004 a group of forty men who because of their sexual preferences were denied health care, jobs and protection, held a meeting and Spectrum Uganda Initiatives was founded. Over the years, our major focus has been providing services, documentation and advocacy on HIV/AIDS among the MSM/GM population in Uganda. In addition to direct client service, the organization advocates and lobbies for inclusion of MSM/GM's in national health programs, and fights discrimination in the public sector with a focus human rights awareness and economic empowerment.