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“What is important about connecting with our brothers and sisters in the Global South is to see how raw and violent homophobia can be and how the religious community in particular plays such a negative role in denying basic rights and freedom.”

Faith leaders, rights activists blast Uganda’s "baseless" raid

The Ugandan police raid on a human rights meeting on June 18 not only had “no basis whatsoever in law” but also encourages violence against LGBT people, international human rights groups and faith-based advocates say.

In Uganda, police raid workshop on gay rights, arrest LGBT activists

Police in Kampala, Uganda raid a gay rights meeting and arrest several LGBT activists gathered at the Essela Hotel in Najjeera, a Kampala suburb, accusing the participants of “propagating gay issues in Uganda.”

COMMENTARY: South Africa’s “corrective rape” of lesbians

Corrective rape is the South African version of “reparative therapy.” Its intended objective is to rectify the sexual orientation of women who are lesbians or perceived to be lesbians to that of heterosexual.

Tickets available for San Diego brunch with Bishop Christopher on June 16

Bishop Christopher is part of the global movement to decriminalize homosexuality in the 76 countries around the world where it is illegal to be gay. He will also part of the "Spirit of 76" effort to bring representatives of those 76 countries to Washington, D.C., in July for the World AIDS Conference.