Out lesbian Facebook user Jennifer Louise Lopez posted a video to Facebook in which she challenges an employee at Harlem's ATLAH church to stone her. The church had posted a message on its sign that said, “Jesus would stone homos… stoning is still the law.” Check out the video below to see what happened:
A previous sign caused media ripples across the country, and motivated the LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent into action. Spearheaded by Dr. Wilhelmina Perry, The organization, which has several members and partners in Harlem, placed an ad in the Amsterdam News, a New York City-based newspaper that focuses on African and African-American news. GLAAD helped the organization reach out to partners, and was listed as one of the supporting organizations in the ad.