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Common Witness Coalition Urges the United Methodist General Conference to Welcome LGBT People

April 17, 2012

In preparation for the United Methodist General Conference 2012, which will take place April 24 through May 4 in Tampa, Florida, the Common Witness Coalition has released For Love of God and Neighbor: A Common Witness to General Conference 2012, a statement of inclusiveness that recognizes the intersections between equality for LGBT people and issues of “race, gender, global partnerships, peace, stewardship of creation and economic justice.”

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Catholics Mobilize to Challenge Hierarchy's Position on LGBT People

More than 70 percent of Catholics support LGBT equality and now they are speaking up. Read More

Ohio Boy Scouts Chapter Removes Gay Mom; Protest Happening Today

Jennifer Tyrrell of Bridgeport, Ohio is a devoted partner, mother, friend and community leader. Until recently, she also volunteered her time to serve as the den leader of a local Cub Scout chapter. She was removed from her volunteer post not because of issues with performance; she was removed only because she happens to identify as a lesbian.Read More

What to Watch: Tuesday, April 17

Glee grooves to the music of Saturday Night Fever in a special tribute episode and Fashion Star contestants are challenged to expand their brand.Read More

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Highlights Trans, LGB Inequalities

On Sunday, MSNBC Host Melissa Harris-Perry dedicated more than half of her show to discussing the everyday challenges LGBT Americans face when trying to participate fully in their communities, with a special focus on everyday life for transgender Americans.Read More

Tony the (Anti-LGBT) Tiger vs. Tony the TV Star

Sometimes it takes a thousand or more words to show the common duality that our Commentator Accountability Project is aiming to expose. Sometimes it just takes a couple of photos.Read More