Zambia’s first lady speaks against MSM discrimination

Zambia’s first lady Dr Christine Kaseba-Sata, speaking at a UNAIDS hosted reception last night said that “the silence around issues of Men who have Sex with Men should be stopped and no one should be discriminated on the basis of their sexual orientation, rather, we should address reproductive health issues around this issue.” She further […]

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 […]

A Sacrament of Love : a statement by the third meeting of Anglican Bishops in dialogue

A Sacrament of Love: Our Continuing Testimony of Grace This statement was released by the Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue after their third meeting June 4 to 7 in Toronto, Ont. The statement from their second meeting “A Testimony of Grace,”  is also available. Love has been perfected in us in this: that we […]

African LGB&T activists return from three weeks training in Sweden armed with skills

After three weeks in Stockholm, Sweden 50 African LGBT activists are back home with knowledge and skills acquired from a human rights training programme. During the training, organised by amongst others the Swedish National Association for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (RFSL) the activists were trained to advocate, protect and defend LGBTI rights in their […]

Study finds African media is used to promote prejudice against LGBTI people

A recent study by the Panos Institute West Africa (PIWA) and the Social Aspects of HIV/Aids and Health Research Alliance (Sahara) on the Senegalese media found that LGBTI issues are reported with prejudice thus further legitimising violence against homosexuals. The study also found that the media in Senegal ignored the principles and rules related to […]

Groundbreaking PRA Investigation Exposes Influence of U.S. Religious Conservatives in Promoting Homophobia in Africa

U.S. Christian Right also mobilizes African clerics in U.S. “culture war” over ordination of LGBT clergy Sexual minorities in Africa have become collateral damage to our domestic conflicts and culture wars as U.S. conservative evangelicals and those opposing gay pastors and bishops within mainline Protestant denominations woo Africans in their American fight, a groundbreaking investigation […]