Minister confirms UK will redirect aid, not cut it, for human rights violations

The UK government has confirmed plans to redirect aid away from overseas governments who fail to recognise human rights, but has said it will still ensure aid reaches those in need. Some African states reacted angrily to Secretary of State for International Development Andrew Mitchell’s comments that aid would be redirected away from governments to […]

The intolerable silence of the Church of England closet

Bisi Alimi speaking at the launch of Kaleidoscope

‘My task is to bear witness to the truth. For this I was born; for this I came into the world, and all who are not deaf to truth listen to my voice.’ John 18:38 Yesterday evening I attended the reception hosted by John Berkow, Speaker of the House of Commons, to launch Kaleidoscope International […]

Changing Attitude’s commitment to the LGBT Anglican Coalition and Black Gay Pride

The Changing Attitude stall at Black Gay Pride 2011 in Torrington Square

Members of the LGB&T Anglican Coalition met on Saturday in Waterloo for a workshop on tactical mapping led by Shanon Shah. We created a map of the various organisations and individuals in the Church of England who are engaged one way or another, pro and against, with the issue of homosexuality and same-sex relationships. We then identified which of these might be strong or weak allies or opponents and in the middle, those who are undecided.