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Homosexuals Find Acceptance in Voodoo


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The people of Port-au-Prince will forever measure their lives in two parts: before and after the...

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Haiti after the earthquake.
Haiti after the earthquake. Haiti, 2010.

Sanon Webster Jr.'s home collapsed during the devastating earthquake in Haiti. He now lives with five young men who, like him, are both voodoo priests and gay. Lisa Armstrong reports on how gay men find refuge from homophobia in Voodoo.

This segment was produced by Outer Voices. Support for the Lisa Armstrong and Andre Lambertson's reporting was provided by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. This Outer Voices podcast series was made possible with the support of the Schulz Donor Advised Fund of Sonoma County.


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