Thursday, July 31, 2008

Gay Nigerian Tells of Death Threats

Homosexuality does exist in Africa - it's not a Western thing, as our African bishops would want people to believe

Davis Mac-Iyalla

BBC NEWS | World | Africa | Gay Nigerian tells of death threats
Davis Mac-Iyalla is an Anglican from Nigeria - nothing unusual about that - but he is also gay and the death threats he has received since being open about his sexuality led him to seek asylum in the UK.

Now he is campaigning at the Lambeth Conference, hoping that bishops will face up to the existence of gay Christians in Africa.

Update: The Wednesday issue of The Lambeth Witness is now available here as a PDF.

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