Evangelical movement in Colombia: How Colombia’s Evangelists undermined the peace referendum | In English | EL PAÍS – (Politicized “religion” is as anti-peace, as it is anti-Christian…)

Colombia’s media has noted that Gina Parody, who led the government’s Yes campaign in the run up to the referendum, stepped down as education minister following the defeat. Parody, a lesbian, has faced a sustained campaign against from right-wing groups over her sexual orientation.The former minister had been in the eye of the hurricane in the months before the referendum after ultra-conservative Christians accused her of seeking the “gay colonization” of Colombia’s youth when issuing a teacher’s manual on how to deal with gender-related bullying.

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