In the past, Canada has cut funding to evangelical organisations supporting the Bahati Bill and spent at least $200,000 on supporting LGBT campaigns in Uganda.
Lead campaigner Frank Mugisha visits Canada to deliver a message calling for greater consultation with grassroots organisations:
“The problem we have with public statements is that we get the problems — the people on the ground — because we are scapegoated,” Mugisha says.
He instead urges diplomats to consult with groups, such as SMUG, that have a better sense of what's happening on the ground and how statements will be received.
More in the video above.