Men of power and influence have throughout the years been role models as they are put in the eye of the public as well as media platforms for the work, sacrifices and barriers they overcame for the sake of Social Justice. Martin Luther King, Jr. Believe it or not there are still men of influence who may never be in the public eye or media platforms that are making a difference in their communities, neighborhoods and homes.
It has taken a homophobic preacher, Angus Buchan, to lead one of the largest gatherings of South Africans in recent years. On Saturday, Buchan hosted a mass prayer at Wilde Als Farm, on the outskirts of Bloemfontein, attended by hundreds of thousands of Christians from around the country. This is a Jesus change, because we need a Christian government.
Protesters had gathered next to the stage where Angus Buchan, a South African evangelist preacher held his sermon. It was the first time the conference was held in Canada, and the turnout was according to event staff around one thousand in total. He has been known to promote ideas that women should submit to men in the household, and condones physical punishment of children as means of discipline.
Masculism or masculinism may variously refer to advocacy of the rights or needs of men and boys ; and the adherence to or promotion of attributes opinions, values, attitudes, habits regarded as typical of men and boys. According to the historian Judith Allen, Charlotte Perkins Gilman coined the term masculism in when she gave a public lecture series in New York entitled "Studies in Masculism". Apparently the printer did not like the term and tried to change it. Allen writes that Gilman used masculism to refer to the opposition of misogynist men to women's rights and, more broadly, to describe "men's collective political and cultural actions on behalf of their own sex",  or what Allen calls the "sexual politics of androcentric cultural discourses".
Elke geestelike beweging het sy indrukwekkende en skadukante. Die beste is, volgens die gelykenis, om te wag tot die oestyd. Die boodskap is dus: nie te gou oordeel nie.
When I was a teen I spent some time in group and foster homes. One of my friends in the group home, who I will just call Jay to protect the not-so-innocent, had a huge crush on me. Our rooms were next to each other, and one night we were talking and he showed me his journal and it had a big rainbow sticker on it.
After three long summers on the sidelines, bitterly watching it play out on social media, I decided that it was finally time to get in on the action — despite knowing very little about it. When I checked out the line-up — Liberty X Kate Nash Samantha Mumba — I was surprised at how cheesy some of it was, for a lauded festival in
In this article, we reflect on how African Christian faith may become redemptive rather than violent in the context of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex forms of sexuality. This article offers reflection on work that has been done over the past decade or so in African contexts, across a number of continent-wide networks. Each of these networks has sought to construct safe and sacred places for dialogue with diversity, between African lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer LGBTIQ Christians, African theological educators and African church leadership.