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Religion News Summary Highlights for March 7, 2012

March 8, 2012

The story of Barbara Johnson, a lesbian who was denied communion at her mother’s funeral because she lives with a woman, rattled the airwaves this week.

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March 8, 2012

From Water to Wine: New Ways Ministry to Hold Symposium for LGBT Catholics

From March 15 through 17, 2012, LGBT-affirming Catholic organization New Ways Ministry will hold their seventh annual symposium, this year titled “From Water to Wine: Lesbian/Gay Catholics and Relationships.”

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What to Watch: Thursday, March 8

Project Runway All Stars challenges the final four contestants to design for the masses and Archer is forced to reevaluate his life after his thought to be murdered fiance appears. Check local listings for information about Days of Our Lives, Ellen, The Nate Berkus Show, The Talk and The Chew.Read More

Brett Ratner to E! News: Negative incident has turned into "something positive"

Brett Ratner continues his work with GLAAD and others to raise visibility around the harms of anti-LGBT language.

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March 7, 2012

High School Student Personally Delivers "Bully" Petition to MPAA

Katy Butler came all the way from Ann Arbor, MI to deliver a message to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) this morning and with her she brought the support of over 200,000 people from around the world. Katy started a petition on change.org after hearing the movie Bully received an R rating from the MPAA and the film’s distributor lost its appeal to lower the rating to PG-13.

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