Crusader for human rights and champion of the underdog

In 2013 Tutu famously said that he would “rather go to hell than to a homophobic heaven”

31 December 2021 - 10:24
By Ryland Fisher

Archbishop Desmond Tutu was known for his role in the Struggle against apartheid, but he also embraced a range of causes beyond, including gender-based violence, same-sex marriages, LGBTQI+ rights.

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