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LGBT Nigerian: ‘Religious leaders have abandoned us’

[BREAKING NEWS: Davis Mac-Iyalla reports that both the archbishops of Canterbury and York have now spoken out about Nigeria’s harsh new anti-gay law. See update.] Nigeria native and gay rights activist Davis Mac-Iyalla cares deeply about the silence of leaders of the Anglican Communion about Nigeria’s crackdown on LGBT people and its harsh new anti-gay … Continue reading

Europe

English bishops seek repeal of 78+ countries’ anti-gay laws

Accepting a challenge from an openly gay peer in the House of Lords, the Rt. Rev. Martin Wharton of the Church of England spoke forcefully this month against anti-gay laws in 78-plus countries, especially those in former British colonies. Bishop Wharton’s comments reiterated the position articulated in October by the Rt. Rev. Timothy Stevens, Bishop … Continue reading