Africa / Faith and religion

LGBTI Catholics in West Africa seek compassion, change

Many LGBTI Catholics in West Africa remain faithful to the church, despite exclusion, homophobia and discrimination, Anglo-Nigerian gay activist Davis Mac-Iyalla reported after a fact-finding trip there. But the church has driven out some of its LGBTI flock, and all of them ask the church to treat them in a more Christian manner. Currently touring … Continue reading

Americas / Asia

Pro-LGBT protests fizzle; anti-LGBT rally screams

It wasn’t a good weekend for LGBT activists. Anti-LGBT protesters assembled en masse in Malaysia, where homosexuality is illegal, while pro-LGBT forces fell short in their attempts to organize worldwide protests in favor of LGBT rights. Judging by online press coverage, plans fell flat for Saturday’s “first-ever Worldwide LGBT Civil Rights March … in over … Continue reading