More than 400 Episcopalians are gathering this week at the luxurious Hilton Bayfront Hotel in San Diego to pray, strategize and schmooze over gin and tonics as to how to be the Body of Christ in America in the 21st century.
The Clinton Global Initiatives network, representing almost $80 billion investment in domestic and overseas development, recognizes the invaluable contribution of LGBT people around the world. It's a huge moment on the global level.
Bishop Christopher Senyonjo of Uganda will receive a Clinton Global Citizen Award at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting tonight for his outstanding work to support the rights of LGBT people through the St. Paul’s Reconciliation and Equality Centre in Kampala.
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.