Time inching to midnight. Less an hour or so.
Blogging of course, else I would be preparing to get into bed. He is cooking, I am in the sitting room. Nice and cozy, am in my birthday suit. Very comfortable.
Music on the radio, the purr of the fridge in the background. Outside it is a full moon. Brilliant. There is some haze, but not too much. Wish I could sit out, but that wont do.
I intended, did write a piece about the
Controversy. No, I am not shrinking from it. Not one of the things that I will not discuss.
Now, he is near me.
This thing called love, sometimes it amazes me. A chemistry that is undeniable.
Had forgotten to update on the
The guys were released, and then there were riots in
Garbage bins were set on fire as organizers in front of the Grande Mosquee de Dakar demanded that all homosexuals in the country be rounded up and jailed.
When police ordered the protestors to disband some in the crowd began throwing stones. At that point police fired teargas into the crowd.
"We want homosexuals to be wiped out in this country," said organizer Cheikh Tidiane Ndiaye. "We will continue to fight for
Protesters chanted "Allahu Akbar [God is Greatest]".
And note the comments below.
“One of the defense lawyers in the case said that the international attention on the case may have backfired.
Attorney Ralph Monye said that the case might have faded away because gay sex offences were seldom prosecuted.”
A common problem. When we come out and say, treat us like human beings, we do risk a backlash. Increased homophobia. Giving our opponents political strength. But if we don’t, well, we continue being treated as less than human.
14 Feb 08 The Archbishop of
Now they are threatening to break up the Anglican union
“"Anglicanism is just an identity and if they abuse it, we shall secede. We shall remain Christians, but not in the same Anglican Communion,"
If you don’t know what abuse of Anglicanism is, it is the inclusion of people like me.
Well, that will also mean that we can invite the Episcopal Church in