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Faith leaders battle homophobia in Africa

A small but growing group of African religious leaders have taken great personal and professional hits for supporting LGBT rights. For their efforts, these straight allies have faced violence, professional alienation and social ostricization.

COMMENTARY: The quiet genocide – a call for religious conscience and action

These moral battles, as we have seen in Uganda, are often driven by well- meaning Christian fundamentalists from the USA in a perverse kind of neo-colonialism. They have no idea of the fallout from these laws to millions of LGBT people who cannot access HIV prevention or care.