LGBT Rights

Monday, 3 February 2014 | A Public Affair

Can LGBT people be religious? Find out on this edition of A Public Affair!

On Monday February 3rd our host John Quinlan was joined by┬áDr. Rizi Timane an acclaimed Nigerian-born transgender minister to discuss his latest book, “An Unspoken Compromise” and Timane’s journey to self-discovery.

“For centuries, misguided individuals and indeed entire societies have used religious texts to condemn and persecute minorities and anyone perceived as “different,” and as a transgendered minister and a person of color, Rizi has experienced such discrimination and hatred firsthand. In An Uncommon Compromise-A Spiritual Guide for LGBT People of Faith, he shares the struggles he’s gone through since childhood to find his own identity and his place in the world-and within his parents’ strict Christian religion.”- CreateSpace

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