Exiled Gay Pastor Struggles to Survive After Being Outed by LGBT Christian Ministry

If you are looking for a charity to support this is certainly a worthy one. It illustrates some extreme naivete or callousness on the part of someone who should know better and yet calls himself a “pastor”

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This is for those Other Sheep who recklessly expose the names and faces of LGBTI people in Africa.

By Melanie Nathan, December 09, 2015.

A few months ago, I was contacted by a man identifying himself as a gay pastor from an African country.  The man sought emergency help. He was on the border between two countries; disoriented, terrified,  had been without food for several days. We went into immediate action, receiving the help of a local member of the community, who was able to provide urgent safe shelter, food and medical attention.

I soon discovered what led to this situation.  This man, who we shall call Pastor Mitchell, (*) was on the run after an assault and death threats, a direct result of an article in a news blog which had exposed his marriage to his same-sex partner.

Screen Shot 2015-12-09 at 11.53.54 AMPastor Mitchel’s story was published on the news blog of The…

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