The National Catholic Committee on Scouting released a non-committal statement about the new proposed policy of dropping the ban on gay scouts, but retaining it for gay scout leaders.
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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is meeting this week, November 14-16 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Tomorrow night, November 15, the Park 51 Islamic Center and the Center for Inquiry NYC will host A New Way to Be Nonreligious at Harvard and Beyond, and the launch of two new initiatives spearheaded by the Humanist Chaplaincy of Harvard University.
The Michigan Catholic Conference expressed dismay at the religious exemption clause in "Matt's Safe School Law." Although the Conference originally supported the bill, they withdrew their support when the religious exemption clause was added.
GBT and affirming Mormons, as well as LGBT-affirming non-Mormons, gathered this weekend at the Mormon Stories conference in Salt Lake City.
The Jewish Daily Forward recently published its Forward 50, a list of 50 Jewish leaders who have made an impact on American Jewish life in the past year.
In a letter to the editor, Rev. Jamie Washington, associate pastor of the Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore, pointed out The Baltimore Sun’s missed opportunity to highlight the contributions and impact of black LGBT-affirming congregations in their editorial "Marriage equality and race" (Nov. 1).
The Amsterdam News, New York City’s oldest and largest Black newspaper, recently ran an op-ed focusing on the conditions faced by LGBT homeless youth in New York City.
“For young Christians, having gay and lesbian friends is just a part of our life,” Held Evans said.
Gad Beck, the last known gay Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, died June 24 in a German senior citizens’ home.
At the heart of most Pride parades in America, you will see religious congregations marching.
The incidents [of violent preaching] drew outrage and condemnation from gay rights supporters.
When religious protesters gather to rally against same-sex marriage or endorse a conservative candidate, it follows
Brickman is quick to point out that the pro-marriage equaliyt coalition are not trying to rebut any argument put for
Jim Smith is a former Roman Catholic priest who left his post with the church 10 years ago.
Sister Jeannine Gramick is a Roman Catholic religious sister and a co-founder of the activist organization New Ways