In what will become known as The Call - Pastor Joseph Tolton gave a rousing speech calling out various organizations for their silence on the issue of Uganda's draconian "Kill the Gays" bill...
... and for "same gender loving people of African descent throughout the globe to come out, come out, come out, wherever you are and stand with us, our hour has come, the curtain has been drawn and they are calling us onto the global stage. The time to come out is now!"
Tolton also implores:
... the religious right to "get out of Africa!"
... for the "global decriminalization of homosexuality."
... "pastors of African descent to make your voices heard and to forcefully condemn the religious right for its racist and homophobic actions. Your silence means that you are complicit!
... "the Congressional Black Caucus to take an official stance on this issue, and to partner with black LGBTI organizations and moving the black community toward the full inclusion of it's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and inter-sexed sons and daughters."
BLACK FAITH ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL LGBT JUSTICE
GBMnews -- Pastor Joseph Tolton, Rehoboth’s own presiding cleric, who read out the “call to action” on Uganda, imploring the United Nations and the US State Department to make decisive moves to address the plight of Uganda’s gays. Tolton cited a right-wing, Republican-based, American evangelical group, “The Family” with “exporting hatred to Africa, with a direct threat to the LGBT community in Uganda, by funding and sponsoring the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.”