” There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus”
Category: Testimonies and experiences
Canon Tutu van Furth who is the daughter of Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, and also a Lesbian Anglican Priest, will lead an inclusive service to protest the fact that spouses and...
Text published on HackNScript, Queer and Blogging, March 12, 2014 A Continuous Lent Lent is a time of self reflection and personal denial, but for me as a queer person it can be a...
My brother is gay, and I don’t see anything strange about him. I personally don’t think brotherhood should be affected by sexual orientations.
Gay or straight I don’t mind, we are brothers that’s what matters to me. I believe the rest should not have a place in a family. Though outside it could be challenging.
There are and will always be a shadow in our relationship, that is the price we are paying but it doesn’t make us less happy.
If a woman was rich, in communities that allowed polygamy, she could also afford more than one bride.
It was enough to get away a little, to have the courage to dare beyond conventional limits.
I am a male-to-female transgender. I’ve always felt different since I was young. I never identified as male, ever. Growing up, I never knew my real parents. I’ve been in different foster homes – three of them so far. It’s been tough. The first foster family thought I was a girl. When I was eight or ten, I started exhibiting feminine characteristics; growing breasts and hips. My foster parents were afraid. They said, “This is an omen. Hatumwezi”.
When people look at you in disgust, that you even ask yourself if you’re still at church. I don’t know if Christians don’t realise that they all have their own sins, it’s just that we don’t know about them (John, male).
They never tried to understand me as a person, they just saw demons and starting bombarding me with Bible verses (Zandile, female).
It pains when people treat you like less of a person for something that you didn’t even choose yourself, you’d think Christians would be more compassionate (Asanda, female).
“Our cultures have an important place in the society so to fight for rights should be done through dialogue”. Jimmy, a missionary brother says during the interview he had with us about his life...