Canadian, American and African bishops meet for fourth Consultation

Eighteen bishops met in Cape Town, South Africa from 2 to 5 May for the fourth Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue. Michael Ingham of New Westminster, Canada and James Tengatenga of Southern Malawi, both friends of Changing Attitude England, were present as well as bishops from South Africa, Burundi, Zambia, South Sudan, Ghana, Canada and […]

Archbishop of Kenya criticizes C of E decision on partnered gay bishops

The Archbishop of Kenya, the Most Revd Eliud Wabukala, Chairman of GAFCON Primates Council, has issued a statement posted on the GAFCON web site about the Church of England’s decision to allow clergy in civil partnerships to be appointed as bishops. The statement is reproduced below. Unless the Archbishop has a knowledge of the workings […]

David Kuria awarded for work with HIV among sexual minorities

David Kuria receiving the award

David Kuria, friend of Changing Attitude Kenya, standing as candidate for the Kiambu Senate, was feted at the National Symposium on HIV, Law and Human Rights that took place on October 30-31 in Nairobi. David, who is standing as an openly gaycandidate, was awarded the outstanding contribution to Key Populations & HIV award for his […]

Changing Attitude Kenya meets Bishop Julius Kalu, Bishop of Mombasa

Bishop Julius Kalu (2nd from right) with members of Changing Attitude Kenya at the meeting

In a development of great significance for LGBTI Anglicans, members of Changing Attitude Kenya’s steering committee together with local LGBTI Anglicans met Bishop Julius Kalu of Mombasa on Saturday 20th October 2012. The importance of the meeting extends to LGBTI Africans, Christians and people of faith across the continent. The meeting evolved from the foundations […]

Changing Attitude Kenya meets with the Bishop of Mombasa as Kenya celebrates freedom on Mashujaa Day

Fred Odinga, secretary of the Changing Attitude Kenya committee, has written about the beginning of a momentous day for the group: “Hi to everyone. It is another morning and it’s my hope that everyone had a good and drama free night. The Changing Attitude team is in Momabsa county, Mtwapa town at the Prime Comfort […]

Coming out and being openly gay makes a huge difference

Give me courage, a pillar of flame, as I begin to follow you on the pilgrim way. Create a calm and glowing centre within me that I may resist the cruelties of those who seem to love me. May I be firm in refusing all collusion. May I be harmed no more. Keep me steady […]

LGBTI Kenyans motivating political and religious change for the whole of Africa

Yesterday evening I heard David Kuria deliver the Kaleidoscope lecture at the University of London about his campaign for election as a senator in next year’s Kenyan election. David is campaigning as an openly gay man, a first in Africa. He began by reflecting on the attitude of LGBTI Africans to their involvement in working […]

Chair of Changing Attitude Kenya in hiding after appearing on TV

This week, Changing Attitude England has become involved with our brothers and sisters in Changing Attitude Kenya following the broadcast of three programmes about MSM’s (men who have sex with men) by a local TV station in Kisumu. Dan Onyango is the Programme Coordinator of NYAWEK in Kisumu on the shore of Lake Victoria and […]

Changing Attitude Kenya sends all Kenyan bishops the LGBTI Empowerment Seminar Report

On Monday we carried Rev Michael Kimindu’s report of the LGBTI Empowerment Seminar held in Mombasa on Saturday 11 August. The Rt Revd Julius Kalu, Bishop of Mombasa, accepted an invitation to attend the seminar and meet for the first time 20 LGBTI Kenyan Christians. The seminar was organized as a result of media reports […]

Neema Metropolitan Community Church holds an LGBTI Empowerment Seminar with Mombasa Anglican Bishop, Julius Kalu

Rt Revd Julius Kalu, Bishop of Mombasa

The Revd Michael Kimindu wears several hats! He is the Director of Other Sheep Africa and an MCC Minister as well as being an Anglican priest and the founder of Changing Attitude Kenya. Michael introduced me to Bishop Julius Kalu of Mombasa when I visited Kenya in March this year. Bishop Kalu was very welcoming […]