Jamaican Christians, end your hypocrisy about sex
Americas / Commentary

Jamaican Christians, end your hypocrisy about sex

For Dwayne Morrison, the hypocrisy was too much to bear.  He decided to challenge Jamaica’s Christian fundamentalists’ silence about a new (heterosexual) sex scandal involving one of their own. For years, those same Christian conservatives have remained hot and bothered about consensual same-sex relationships,  including a massive protest two years ago, when the Rev. Richard … Continue reading

When a Jamaican official applauds same-sex marriage …
Americas

When a Jamaican official applauds same-sex marriage …

From Jamaica, activist Maurice Tomlinson describes an encouraging incident on the long road toward fair treatment for Jamaica’s LGBTI citizens: Am I married? Recently I went to renew my Jamaican passport in Kingston and I was pleasantly surprised at the conversation with the customer service agent. It is reproduced below: Passport Officer: “So, are you … Continue reading

Here’s how Trump undercuts anti-LGBT, anti-woman Africans
Africa / Americas

Here’s how Trump undercuts anti-LGBT, anti-woman Africans

  African opponents of equality for LGBT people and women will have to change their tune, at least a bit, now that racist, anti-LGBT and anti-female forces in the United States have succeeded in electing Donald Trump as president. Ugandan researcher/ activist Stella Nyanzi explains: By Stella Nyanzi When we advocated for the rights of … Continue reading