Jamaican Christians, end your hypocrisy about sex
Americas / Commentary

Jamaican Christians, end your hypocrisy about sex

For Dwayne Morrison, the hypocrisy was too much to bear.  He decided to challenge Jamaica’s Christian fundamentalists’ silence about a new (heterosexual) sex scandal involving one of their own. For years, those same Christian conservatives have remained hot and bothered about consensual same-sex relationships,  including a massive protest two years ago, when the Rev. Richard … Continue reading

Indonesian president: Police must defend LGBT citizens
Asia / Commentary

Indonesian president: Police must defend LGBT citizens

The president of Indonesia spoke out this week against an intensifying anti-LGBT campaign in that country. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo called on police to defend LGBT community members and declared “there should be no discrimination against anyone.” His appeal came after months of increasingly hateful anti-LGBT rhetoric from Indonesian officials and religious leaders. Continue reading

Africa / Americas / Commentary

Comic preview of serious Ugandan human rights case

Today this blog republishes an accurate comic-strip-style presentation of  “The Case Against Scott Lively,” the anti-gay American pastor who is being sued in federal court for human rights abuses. The public is invited to attend (rescheduled) oral arguments in the case starting at 11 a.m. Wednesday,  Nov. 9, at U.S. District Court, Suite 120, 300 State … Continue reading