St Paul proclaims the experience of LGBTI Christians

I am writing a book. It’s about my experience of faith and the experience of Changing Attitude England. It’s about the experience of God’s infinite, unconditional love for creation and humankind revealed in the life and teaching of Jesus Christ. It is about personal experience, intellectual and emotional. It is rooted in Scripture. And as […]

LGBTI Anglican Coalition members to discuss facilitated conversations at Lambeth Palace

Six members of the LGBTI Anglican Coalition who represent the spectrum of sexual and gender identities of the Coalition member organizations are attending a meeting at Lambeth Palace this afternoon to talk about the facilitated conversations. The conversations are a core element of the recommendations made in the ‘Pilling Report’ of the House of Bishops […]

AMSHeR outraged at the shutting down of a human rights workshop in Uganda

The African Men for Sexual Health and Rights [AMSHeR] strongly condemns the unlawful shutting down of a human rights workshop in Kampala on Monday, 18 June 2012 by the police under the auspices of Uganda’s Ethics and Integrity Minister, Simon Lokodo. The training workshop, organized by the Kampala-based East and Horn of Africa Human Rights […]

Ugandan police raid LGBTI activists workshop in Kampala

Fr. Simon Lokodo, the Minister for Ethics and Integrity

  Police arrested a group of sexual minority activists who had gathered at Essela Hotel in Najjeera, a Kampala suburb, on Monday 18 June. The police accused the suspects of propagating gay issues in Uganda. The skills-building workshop for LGBTI rights activists at Esella Country Hotel outside Kampala, was abruptly closed after Uganda police raided […]

First LGBTI clinic opens in Uganda’s capital, Kampala

Activists pictured during the service before Kampala's first LGBTI specific clinic was launched

Gay rights activists in Uganda have opened up Uganda’s first ever LGBTI clinic which will specifically focus on homosexuals HIV/Aids and Sexually Transmitted Infections and general welfare. The clinic will run under the auspices of gay lobby group, Ice Breakers Uganda. It was opened on Sunday in Kampala among jubilations and renewed hope among the […]

Who gets to say what is African and what is not asks Melissa Wainaina in Kenya

Melissa Wainaina, Arcus Correspondent Kenya

As Kenya’s lesbian and gay community marks the International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO), the country is currently in discussion over the thorny issue of sexual minority rights. This follows the launch of a public inquiry report by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights, KNCHR, on sexual and reproductive health in Kenya. The Commission is […]

South African LGBTI groups to launch Hands Off Our Rights campaign to mark IDAHO

As the world marks the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17 (tomorrow) the South African LGBTI community in Johannesburg will be launching a new campaign. The “Hands Off Our Rights Campaign” will bring together a number of organisations and individuals mainly from different townships around Johannesburg. The campaign is a reaction to […]

Pro-gay Methodist Bishop attacked and orphanage and school destroyed in Kenya

Bishop Kamau of the Trinity Methodist Church – Kenya considers that Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexuals and Intersex (LGBTI) Christian’s persons are entitled to fellowship with their fellow Christians and should not be discriminated against. He recently paid a heavy price for this. Three days ago, a group of four heavily armed young men in a […]

Changing Attitude Kenya meets with retired Archbishop David Gitari

This morning members of the new Changing Attitude Kenya steering committee are travelling to Kirinyaga near Embu for an overnight meeting with Archbishop David Gitari at Philadelphia retreat centre. The twenty-four hour meeting has three goals: Demystifying the myths surrounding the existence of LGBTI people within the Anglican church by becoming visible and sharing personal […]

Sierra Leonean clergyman speaks in favour of LGBT people

Bishop John Yambasu of Sierra Leone addresses a gathering of United Methodist students

A Sierra Leonean Methodist clergyman, Bishop John Yambasu on Sunday evening made a pro-LGBTI speech while on a visit to the US saying that sexual orientation is one of many identities that tie people together. He stated that people relate better to those who share the same sexual orientation. He also stressed the difficulty to […]