Many people need to embark on a journey to deconstruct their incorrect and inexact notions of the LGBT+ persons and understand that sexual orientation should never be a problem for Christianity
LGBT+ Communiy accross the globe celebrated this decision for its protection for LGBT+ community by criminalising homophobic acts.
Agnes’ story is so sad and actual, it is a story of violence and arrogance, the story of thousands of lambs who die everyday in the frozen snows of Bosnia or of those that run away from fire and logging of the Amazonian forest.
He, however, made it clear to everyone that his father declaring homosexuality “anti- christian” didn’t change his love to him or to any member of his family.
While countries are moving toward penalizing homophobia and banning conversion therapy, Museveni, the president of Uganda calls homosexuals “deviants”
The question that arises is then; how much do people know about their cultures, traditions and faith as they were before colonialism, so as to truly understand what their culture is (the claim of an “African culture” as not taking into account the diversity of such a big continent)?
Therefore, such institutions can promote inclusion in a better way. In other words, these institutions “… are very important if the community aims at meaningful victory for the fight for LGBTQI”.
LGBTQ people deserve to be treated with respect, compassion and sensitivity, and deserve to be welcomed and protected.
Some of these groups appear to be spending increasing amounts of money in Africa.
It is a calling for the catholic church to promote inclusivity not only within the church but also for inclusive laws.