Posts by Jay Pulitano, Faith Issues Intern

WATCH: Church cancels man's funeral after learning he was gay

A Baptist church in Tampa, Florida canceled a man's funeral with only a day's notice after the pastor learned the deceased was gay.

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Al Jazeera examines US evangelical aid groups as Uganda's anti-LGBT law is struck down

In a recent Aljazeera article, author James Kassaga Arinaitwe combines contemporary historical analysis with his personal accounts as a Ugandan in a powerful editorial about Christian influences on Ugandan development.

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California court rules it's okay to expel a student for being transgender

27-year-old Domaine Javier sued Cal Baptist University of Riverside, California for expelling her for being transgender, and on July 11 the court ruled predominantly in the school's favor.

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George Fox University updates its trans housing policy to highly problematic standard

George Fox University updated its housing policy to the dehumanizing and problematic standard of...

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How and why George Fox University's new transgender housing policy is dangerously problematic

George Fox University updated its housing policy earlier in the week to the dehumanizing and problematic standard of requiring transgender students to undergo bottom surgery if they do not want to face discrimination. GLAAD looks at how and why this is a dangerous policy.

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Catholic church fires woman from her dream job of feeding and helping hungry families because she is married to another woman

Colleen Simon had her dream job at a Catholic church in Kansas City, Missouri before the church - St. Francis Xavier Church – fired her for being married to another woman. Today, Simon is standing up against this injustice and filing a lawsuit against the Kansas City Diocese.

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Transgender George Fox student faces discrimination and is denied appropriate campus housing

A transgender student, Jayce, was denied his housing request to live with male friends by Portland, Oregon's George Fox University, a privately owned Quaker school that receives federal funding, based on so-called theological principles.

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Transgender woman seeks to become Roman Catholic nun and pens book "Why God Doesn't Hate You"

A transgender woman, Tia Pesando, hopes to become a Roman Catholic nun in London, Ontario.

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