The House of Rainbow, a gay-friendly church, takes the ministry of HIV prevention seriously.
Greed, not morality, was at the root of England’s original 1553 anti-homosexuality law, which has spawned similar laws in dozens of former British colonies. The Rt. Rev. Alan Wilson made that point during October’s Intimate Conviction conference in Jamaica.
Angry? Anti-gay? Anti-feminist? “It is a terrible idolatrous mistake when we make God in our image.” — the Rev. Canon Rosie Harper at the Intimate Conviction conference, Jamaica, October 2017.
The African Transdiverse community today launched the online magazine Queerstion, making its debut on the International Transgender Day of Visibility.
An Anglican archbishop in the Caribbean calls for justice for LGBTI people. An annual LGBTQ film festival is held for the fifth time in Botswana. Tanzania backs off a proposal to publish the names of gay Tanzanians. Those items and other less encouraging news come from the latest edition of UNAIDS’s Equal Eyes recap of …
One of Jamaica’s largest cable TV operators has blocked transmissions of the American LGBT rights historical drama “When We Rise.”
Visual artists, musicians and designers are pushing for an end to repression of LGBTI people worldwide by shining a spotlight on the 76 or so countries with anti-homosexuality laws. Some examples from recent months and recent years:
Setbacks, ongoing arrests and anti-gay violence marred 2016, despite substantial advances for LGBT rights in several countries.
It’s high time for Anglican bishops, priests and lay people in Jamaica to pluck up enough courage and compassion to support the decriminalisation of gay Jamaicans, says the Rev. Colin Coward, founder of the Anglican LGBTI advocacy group Changing Attitude. After attending Montego Bay Pride in Jamaica last month, Coward reflected on the shared history …
The annual GayWise Festival (GFest) this year will focus on African LGBTIQ Cinema, with showings on Nov. 13 at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in Tottenham, London. Films about African LGBTIQ communities will be screened, with participation and support from local community groups including the Out & Proud Diamond Group.