We have rediscovered the common baptismal vocation that makes us all children of one Father
This experience helped me a lot in dealing with people who are different from me. Not only sexually but also from different perspectives
” There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus”
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.
It was enough to get away a little, to have the courage to dare beyond conventional limits.
“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...
Last Sunday, at a weekly literary gathering in Kaduna, a bearded dark macho guy openly said, smiling with a perfect row of white teeth, “I am homophobic, so writing this story was very difficult for me” as if he expected the audience to give him a standing ovation.
I had to confirm what he had said by asking him to repeat himself, which he did in clearer terms. I couldn’t even wait to hear his short story.
PRIDE in being gay is not something that comes naturally when we live in a world that tells us we are “evil” and “immoral”. For most of us it is first a road of self-awareness, and then of self-acceptance. We then need to take a further step to determine the consequences of our “Coming Out” to family, friends, and co-workers. For many the losses are not worth revealing the truth and so they remain closeted. This is understandable.
“While in the western churches, Homosexuality is being discussed and some churches like the catholic church have been making steps toward understanding and welcoming gay Christians by making the church more open, the African...