Africa / Europe

Advocates for LGBTI Africans on UK shortlist for award

The United Kingdom-based African LGBTI advocacy organization Out and Proud Diamond Group has been shortlisted for honors at the National Diversity Awards 2015. The awards, including the one for community organizations working on LGBTI issues, will be presented Sept. 18 at the Anglican cathedral in Liverpool. Out and Proud Diamond Group (OPDG)  was formed in … Continue reading

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Tough life, spiritual rewards for gay-friendly Kenyan priests

An article in Identity Kenya tells of two straight clergymen whose ministries to LGBT people provides comfort and care for their congregations despite condemnation from homophobes around them. The challenges and rewards that the two men face are similar to those faced in Uganda by gay-friendly Bishop Christopher Senyonjo. The article, “Kenyan Superallies: Reverends On … Continue reading