20 Jul '12, 11pm

Desmond Tutu: "LGBT people are a part of every human community" | Care2 Causes

Desmond Tutu: "LGBT people are a part of every human community" | Care2 Causes

Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa has long championed LGBT rights both within Africa and the world over. This week, Tutu reaffirmed his commitment to the affirmation of LGBT rights when he demanded that homosexuality be decriminalized everywhere in the world. His call for decriminalization was also a plea to help the fight against HIV and AIDS. Tutu wrote a column in The Lancet this week to address the issue of HIV prevention and the often overwhelming stigma of being gay in Africa. Pink News quotes the letter : They also tell us what we each already know, if we are prepared to be honest with ourselves—that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people are a part of every human community. The Archbishop added that laws aimed at criminalizing the LGBT community are simply wrong and that hindsight will reveal how biased and discriminatory these statutes are. In...

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