Reports and Long-reads – Gilead Sabbath

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The reports and long-reads below offer more extensive portrayals of the experiences and histories of as well as the laws and prejudices against LGBTQ people in the U.S. and across the globe. The long-reads offer longer, more-detailed journalistic stories on one particular element of LGBTQ life. Any of these would work well in a religious education course. The reports are lengthy highly-detailed, fact-based studies released by foundations and justice organizations, often with country-specific information. These reports are well suited for longer, more in-depth religious education courses.

Reports on the Experiences of LGBTQ People in Africa

“78 Countries Where Homosexuality Is Illegal” by Erasing 76 Crimes 

State-Sponsored Homophobia: A World Survey of Laws: Criminalisation, Protection and Recognition of Same-Sex Love” by the International Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans and Intersex Association

“Making Love A Crime: Criminalization of Same-Sex Conduct in Sub-Saharan Africa” by Amnesty International

Long-Reads on LGBTQ Experiences in Africa

Bombastic Magazine First hand experiences of LGBTQ people in Uganda

We are Queer Africa Tumblr curated by Bisi Alimi

When Elephants Fight, the Grass Suffers: Interview with Gay Rights Activist Pepe Julian Onziema” by Daniella Zalcman

“The Brutality of ‘Corrective Rape'” by Clare Carter

Reports on the Export of LGBTQ Prejudice

Colonizing African Values: How the U.S. Christian Right is Transforming Sexual Politics in Africa” by Kapya Kaoma

Globalizing the Culture Wars: U.S. Conservatives, African Churches, and Homophobia” by Kapya Kaoma

HRC Report: The Export of Hate”

 Long-Reads on LGBTQ sexualities and African History

“Umutoni: Why Histories of African Homosexualities Matter” by Sarah E. Watkins

“‘Call me Kuchu’: history, homophobia and the burden of the past” by Onni Gust

Infographic debunking “Homosexuality as a Western Product” Myth by International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

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