Letters From Africa: Why an Anti-Gay Stance is Threatening to All of Us

Letters from Africa

African countries’ anti-gay stance hurts more than just African LGBT people.

Peaceful Citizen Activists Blocking Hate is a Beautiful Thing!

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The power of one, a few and many to do the right thing and fight for equality, fairness and a just society is an awesome force for change and for good

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Colonial History of (De)criminalising Homosexuality


Angelus Morningstar discusses how the entanglement of LGBTI rights with globalization and imperialism continues to present problems in countries such as Uganda.

Uganda’s Anti-Gay Law and Media Outings Threaten Everyone

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Martin Luther King, Jr wrote from jail in 1963 that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

Scotland Wants to Offer Asylum to Gay Ugandans


Scotland’s Minister For External Affairs has announced that the European country is willing to offer asylum to Ugandans persecuted under Uganda’s latest harsh anti-gay laws.

A Tale of Two Realities: LGBTQ Rights and the International Community

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Tony Bucci on the real and serious contradictions the LGBTQ community face every day.

The U.S. Might Just Let Uganda Get Away With Its New Anti-Gay Law


The consequences of Uganda passing a bill that places gay people in jail for life are looking hard to come by.

From Uganda: The President Wants to Test Our Blood


GayDadSwag is in contact with residents in Uganda, who are keeping them updated on the situation.

Obama Condemns Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill: This Will ‘Complicate Our Valued Relationship’


“We believe that people everywhere should be treated equally, with dignity and respect, and that they should have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential, no matter who they are or whom they love.”

From Africa: My Life in Uganda as a Gay Man


GayDadSwag has spent the last month working with an extremely courageous gay man in Uganda.

The International Criminal Court: Racism or Realism?

Somalia Suffers from Severe Drought

James Plunkett Weighs in on the African Union’s potential secession from the ICC.

HuMANitarianism: Where Are the Men in Aid?


James Plunkett wonders why there are so few men working at the grassroots levels of NGOs.

But Now I See: An Urgent Call to My Fellow Evangelicals


How should Christians respond to hateful laws towards LGBTQ communities?

Convicting Insights Of An Unfamiliar Place


On India, mindfulness and the danger of becoming desensitized to poverty.

HAPPENING NOW: High-Level Debate on DR Congo at the UN

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Today at 10 am EST, the United Nations Security Council will host a debate on the crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Peter Gabriel: Creating the Citizen Journalist (TEDTalks VIDEO)

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“Whenever there’s a camera around, a video or film camera, it’s a great deal harder for those in power to bury the story.”