Religion and Faith
News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community
VIDEO: Methodist minister puts "love over law," suspended for officiating marriage
85-year-old Dallas-based Reverend Bill McElvaney has been suspended by the United Methodist Church for presiding over a gay couple's marriage.
Major Christian charity allows hiring to include married LGBT people
World Vision, one of the largest Christian charity organizations has announced that it will allow the hiring of LGBT Christians in same-sex marriages.
Bill Donohue pulls out of NYC Pride because he opposes information and safety sessions
Bill Donohue made a really big deal about his intention to march in the NYC Pride March this summer. But now Bill has pulled out. Why?
LGBT and allied people of faith make their voices heard
Earlier this week, Bill Donahue emailed NYC Pride and asked to participate in the 44th annual NYC LGBT Pride March with a banner that reads “Straight is Great." Further countering Bill's intended message, Michael O'Laughlin wrote an op-ed for The Advocate yesterday, called "Gay and Faithful Aren't Mutually Exclusive."
Fred Phelps wrote an American horror story; his grandkids are writing legacy
The true legacy of Fred Phelps is playing out through voices that he could not control, no matter how hard he tried: his grandchildren who have left the Westboro Baptist Church in recent years.