Kenyan scam artist profits by claiming he’s a gay victim
Africa / International

Kenyan scam artist profits by claiming he’s a gay victim

Self-described LGBTI rights activist/journalist Fred Odinga of Kenya has apparently defrauded supporters out of thousands of dollars’ worth of contributions they made in response to his appeals for protection against violent alleged enemies. Victims of his apparent scam have included dozens of individual donors, this Erasing 76 Crimes blog, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters … Continue reading

Africa / Faith and religion

FAKE: Confronting hatred: 1 Kenyan, 1 American working together

THIS ARTICLE WAS BASED ON DOCUMENTS THAT, ON INVESTIGATION, APPEAR TO HAVE BEEN FAKED. It has been labeled “FAKE” rather than simply removed from the blog. As a result, any readers who follow links to it will see the “FAKE” label rather than merely receiving an “Oops! That page can’t be found” error message. — … Continue reading

Africa / Americas / Faith and religion

U.S. church plans support for LGBT-friendly Africans

A group of Christians in the United States is preparing to chart a new course in relations with their African counterparts. Rather than the type of conservative anti-gay evangelical preaching that in the past has encouraged so much repression and hatred for LGBT Africans, the generally progressive, LGBT-friendly Episcopal Church is moving toward fortifying a … Continue reading