Tag Archives: Kenya

Death of a Ugandan refugee; advice for those he left behind

The LGBT-friendly Sebaspace blog has tough advice for LGBT Ugandan refugees in Kenya, inspired by the sad recent death of refugee John Paul Mulumbi. The blog states: “Life’s tough … for the Ugandans who’re claiming LGBT asylum in Kenya and, … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury to LGBTI community: Sorry!

The Archbishop of Canterbury apologized today to the LGBTI community for the “hurt and pain” caused by the Anglican Church. Facing protesters, particularly those from Africa, was a reminder of the “pain and suffering of many LGBTI people around the … Continue reading

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Anglicans discipline Episcopalians over same-sex marriage

Leaders of the Anglican Communion have voted to discipline The Episcopal Church of the United States for accepting marriage equality. The decision comes under pressure from anti-gay Anglican leaders of the churches in Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya. However, the anti-Episcopal … Continue reading

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Intersex victim buried in Kenya; compassion from afar

Kenyan intersex murder victim Muhadh Ishmael received a simple, decent burial on Jan. 1, thanks to donations from people in the United States, Canada, France and Australia who grieved over his fate. Muhadh died in Malindi, Kenya, on Dec. 21 … Continue reading

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‘Barbaric’ Anglican schism would not threaten LGBTI progress

Observers and members of the worldwide Anglican Communion, comprising churches that trace their roots back to the Church of England, are watching to see whether the Communion, representing a total of 85 million Christians, will break apart this week over … Continue reading

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Intersex activist urges donations for Kenyan intersex victim

American intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis has created artwork in memory of Muhadh Ishmael, the intersex victim of a recent  attack orchestrated by his hostile  family in Kenya. In a post on Twitter that’s illustrated with an artistic rendition of Joseph … Continue reading

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LGBTI news from Middle East, Africa, Singapore

LGBTI news in brief from  Iran, Iraq,  Kenya, Nigeria, Singapore and Uganda — all of them countries that have anti-LGBTI policies or have considered adopting them. These items are excerpted with slight modifications from UNAIDS Equal Eyes recaps of the … Continue reading

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