Desmond Tutu would take hell over an anti-gay heaven


Most known for his religious thought, reflections on race, and his pivotal role in the ending and transitioning from apartheid in South Africa, Archbishop Desmond Tutu is now passionately using his voice to denounce religious practices that discriminate against the LGBTQ community. 

50 Shades of Black explores the intersection of sexuality and skin tone in the formation of identity.  Referring to the UN's launch of its new anti-gay initiatives, Archbishop Tutu makes a statement that only he could make... connecting the two issues and his fervor for both together.

I am as passionate about this campaign as I ever was about apartheid. For me, it is at the same level. -Desmond Tutu

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Posted on July 28, 2013 and filed under activism, africa, current events, faith, sexuality.