Alturi is an online hub for news, stories, and advocacy that aims to educate and engage individual supporters who want to help improve the lives of LGBTI people worldwide. Contact Steve Roth.
Pan Africa ILGA is a federation of organizations in Africa that work to improve human rights based on sexual orientation and gender identity expression. It is based in Johannesburg.
The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association is a worldwide federation of 1,200 member organizations from 125 countries that campaign for LGBTI rights. Contact Andre du Plessis or Daniele Paletta.
The United Methodist Church will wrestle once more at its General Conference with the question of homosexuality. Will there be an accord? Will there be schism? Or will the issue return in another four years, as it has for the last four decades?
The Catholic Church, environmentalists and many ecology activists have high hopes for the encyclical, but others worry that the pope’s approach will be misguided.
Global Catholic Climate Movement is an international organization that helps coordinate the work of more than 650 smaller Catholic groups and congregations concerned about the environment and climate change. They describe Laudato Si’, Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment, as their founding document.
In 2010, a Florida pastor with just a few dozen followers attracted international media coverage when he announced plans to burn copies of the Quran on the anniversary of 9/11. By taking the bait, media outlets became complicit in advancing his hate-filled agenda, making Terry Jones a household name in the U.S. and far beyond. […]