Every Friday is the same. I step out, draped in a grey jellabiya, just another gay Muslim on his way to Jummah. Wondering if this is the day I'll be outed.
What evidence is there that Christianity brings any real value to the lives of gay and bisexual men and women in African societies when all the signs suggest churches benefit from spewing homophobia?
The church taught me hate, but hate did not resonate in my heart because the only father-figure I knew, happened to be a gay man.
"God made Adam and Eve. He never make Adam and Steve. It is an abomination onto the word of God; the mark of the Devil; a lie." This kind of rhetoric would reverberate, dictate, and gradually haunt me to this day.