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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Yale Divinity School has joined the It Gets Better Projec
An increasing number of United Methodists are speaking out to change the policy banning LGBT ministers, and they are
When it comes to marriage equality, the two sides are often described as religious versus non-religious, with all pe
More than a handful of states are currently debating whether to extend the legal protections marriage brings to gay
The LA Times takes a close look at the faith of an emotionally divided lawmaker who is supporting marriage equality
The Episcopal bishop in Western Washington, in sharp disagreement with Catholic prelates, believes that same-sex marr
The importance of family is often central to the church’s advocacy for marriage for gay and lesbian couples. “Love, mutual respect and care are hallmarks of family,” adds Rev. Kenneth Samuel, pastor of Victory for the World Church in Stone Mountain, Ga. “So all that the church can do to support, bless and sanction family, we should.”
On Sunday, Paul Mowry was ordained as Sausalito Presbyterian Church's newest pastor, the first openly gay pastor in the congregation's history. For the ministers and parishioners of the hillside church, the arrival of Mowry was cause for celebration.
Love Free or Die, a documentary about openly gay Bishop Gene Robinson, premiered this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
Mitt Romney 2012 tax returns reveal that the former Massachusetts governor donated more than $4 million to the Mormon Church, which is actively opposing marriage equality around the country. Last night, CNN reported that the Romneys' Tyler Charitable Foundation also gave to the anti-gay Massachusetts Family Institute over a period of several years.