Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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On Thursday, October 27, 2011, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City will ho
On Sunday, "Church Within A Church," which describes itself as a “progressive, Methodist-related movement” oversaw the ordination of two women, one a married lesbian and the other the straight mother of a lesbian daughter.
In honor of Spirit Day, dozens of communities of faith pledged to wear purple in support of LGBT youth, and to speak
The Huffington Post religion section has published a list of inspirational LGBT faith leaders. GLAAD encourages you to lift up and name those LGBT leaders who have had an impact on your faith.
Jewish communities have also embraced Spirit Day in support of safe schools for LGBT students. Such support has come in a variety of ways. Spirit Day falls in the midst of holy days on the calendar.
People of faith and communities of faith are getting into the spirit of Spirit Day. Many faith-based organizations have promoted Spirit Day commemorations for today, October 20, as well as into this weekend. The following is just a sampling of what Christians and Christian organizations are doing to mark Spirit Day.
A gay pride parade in Mormon-heavy Salt Lake City drew thousands of participants, including a few hundred Mormons, w
Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, married his longtime partner on New Year's Day 2
Every day thousands of Christians are rethinking the "clobber passages" (so-called because they have been traditiona
Jay Michaelson holds up the violently anti-gay language from Pastor Charles Worley and compares it to the Bible.
A week after President Barack Obama announced his support for marriage equality, CNN's Wolf Blitzer sat down with fo
Bishop V. Gene Robinson writes, "[Harvey] Milk famously said to his gay and lesbian constituents, “Coming out is the most political thing you can do.” Once they actually know us, they won’t vote against us, he concluded....
I am black. I am gay. And yes, I am a Christian.
Dominic Sheahan-Stahl's alma mater in Mt.