Why fight for the human rights of LGBTQ people?

What is the role of a non-Christian in the struggle for LGBTQ rights? Why fight for the human rights of LGBTQ people? Those questions were raised during the Intimate Conviction conference in Jamaica in October 2017:

Lord Anthony Gifford (Photo by Colin Stewart)
Lord Anthony Gifford (Photo by Colin Stewart)

“I am not a member of any church, but a passionate believer in the need for love to triumph over hate. — Lord Anthony Gifford”

“The law should protect the unpopular people, not just the popular people. — Lord Anthony Gifford”

This is one of a series of glimpses of the Intimate Conviction conference, October 2017, Jamaica.


Videos of the conference are available online:

The schedule of speakers at the conference can help you find the section of the videos that will interest you the most.

 

Written by Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a 45-year journalism veteran living in Southern California. He is the president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, which supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy journalism, and editor/publisher of Erasing 76 Crimes. Contact him at [email protected]

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