U.S./Nigerian radio show to tackle ‘God & Gays’
Africa / Faith and religion

U.S./Nigerian radio show to tackle ‘God & Gays’

Official poster for the live show A U.S./Nigerian LGBT-focused online radio show titled “The Real LGBT Lives” is set to explore the complex and controversial issue of homosexuality and God. Moji Solar-Percy, a U.S.-based Nigerian talk show host, will discuss the issue with the Rev. Jide Macaulay, the gay Nigeria-born founder of House of Rainbow, … Continue reading

1000s march in Malawi to protest abortion, same-sex marriages
Africa / Faith and religion

1000s march in Malawi to protest abortion, same-sex marriages

Thousands of believers marched yesterday in Malawi to protest strongly  against abortion and, at the same time, to express opposition to same-sex marriage. Rumors of possible legislation to legalize abortion triggered the protests. The marchers’ hostility to LGBTI people brought a promise of support from Anglo-Nigerian activist the Rev. Jide Macauley. Continue reading

Petition seeks to bar anti-LGBT pastor from Botswana too
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Petition seeks to bar anti-LGBT pastor from Botswana too

Anglo-Nigerian pastor Jide Macauley is urging people to sign a petition by the Botswanan activist group Legabibo that urges the Botswanan government to prevent anti-LGBT preacher Steven Anderson from traveling there. His planned visit to South Africa has already been blocked because of his hate-filled sermons. Macauley wrote: I signed this petition to prevent any … Continue reading

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Uganda: Challenging Lokodo’s threats and lies

Uganda’s homophobic ethics minister, Simon Lokodo, has threatened Nigerian gay-rights clergyman the Rev. Jide Macauley as part of a falsehood-filled interview with the gay-bashing Ugandan tabloid Red Pepper. Macauley quickly responded, calling Lokodo a menace who “should be called to order” and “an embarrassment to the body of Christ.” Lokodo, who is a former Catholic … Continue reading

Africa

Cheers and praise for victory in Nigerian court

Congratulations,  thanks and cheers are pouring in for Nigerian LGBTI rights activist Ifeanyi Orazulike and his attorney, Mike Enahoro Ebah, who won a lawsuit against Nigerian police for violating Orazulike’s constitutional rights by arresting and detaining him in 2014. No charges were filed against him. The Federal High Court ordered Nigerian police to apologize publicly … Continue reading

Africa / Europe / Faith and religion

LGBT Christians in Africa: A prime focus for new videos

For years, Anglo-Nigerian pastor Jide Macaulay has challenged the widespread idea that Bible-believing Christians should oppose homosexuality. Now he wants to spread that message electronically, worldwide, especially in Africa. Macaulay, founder of the gay-friendly House of Rainbow churches in Nigeria, Ghana, the United Kingdom and elsewhere, is seeking to raise £3,000 (about US $4,300) for … Continue reading

Africa / Commentary

Support ailing gay Kenyan author, but beware of scams

Popular Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina, recently hospitalized after suffering a stroke, needs help paying his medical bills. His friends and fans have launched fundraising appeals to provide him with financial assistance, but some scam artists apparently have taken advantage of the situation to launch fraudulent fund drives. Shortly after news of Wainaina’s hospitalization spread, the … Continue reading