Africa

Success at Ugandan LGBTQ fundraiser; more help needed

Ugandan anthropologist and social science researcher Stella Nyanzi here reviews the March 28 event that raised money to help beleaguered Ugandan LGBTQ asylum seekers in Kenya, but also notes that more money is needed. By Stella Nyanzi Community support and unity is priceless, particularly in struggles against diverse forms of oppression. I want to celebrate … Continue reading

Africa / Faith and religion

Suspended priest’s Palm Sunday greeting for refugees

The Rev. Anthony Musaala remains active as a spiritual guide for refugees from Uganda, including LGBT people fleeing threats of violence in their homeland. He continues to support his dispersed flock, even though the church suspended him from priestly duties in 2013 after  he wrote a letter to his archbishop criticizing sexual abuses and sexual … Continue reading