Sex and Gender

  • 4 Dec 2009

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has nearly commented on the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

  • 3 Dec 2009

    A cardinal's attack on gay, lesbian and transgendered people appears to have caused friction at the top of the Roman Catholic Church, with the Vatican taking the unusual step of formally distancing itself from his more extreme comments.

  • 2 Dec 2009

    The Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill is a test of sincerity for British Christians who hold a "traditional" view on sexuality but say that they are not prejudiced. Some have lived up to the test by condemning the Bill while others remain silent.

  • 2 Dec 2009

    In preparation for World AIDS Day yesterday, Kenyans living with HIV gathered at Nairobi's All Saints cathedral to send 10,000 Thanksgiving Day postcards to US President Barack Obama.

  • 1 Dec 2009

    As Christians globally take part in events marking World AIDS Day, members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America are holding worship services, gatherings and advocacy activities.

  • 1 Dec 2009

    An International Interdenominational Conference of LGBT Christians took place in Moscow last week - to enable prayer, solidarity, theological reflection and understanding.

  • 26 Nov 2009

    On the International Day for the Eradication of Violence against Women, the World Council of Churches announced a series of Lent study resources for groups who want to do their bit to end violence against women.

  • 26 Nov 2009

    New statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the USA indicate an 11 per cent rise in reports of homophobic hate crime across America over the past last year - with a marked increase in those based on religion.

  • 26 Nov 2009

    Uganda's Christians are split over the Anti-Homosexuality Bill, with some clergy protesting to the government while others are writing in favour of it. A committee of the Ugandan Parliament has this week begun debating the Bill.

  • 25 Nov 2009

    I had an inspiring evening yesterday while representing Ekklesia at the launch of Cutting Edge, a coalition of faith groups, human rights campaigns, trades unions and others aimed at promoting equalit