This week's religion news summary features the potential lift of the ban on gay participants in the Boy Scouts of America, important steps toward equality among religious communities, and the return of Ru.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday ruled in favor of a transgender inmate, saying the state of Virginia violated her constitutional rights by not evaluating her for gender reassignment surgery.
Millions of Sports Illustrated readers will get a look at a Bay Area 49er fan celebration they may not be familiar with. A photographer snapped a photo at "Hi Tops" in San Francisco's Castro District when the 49ers clinched a spot in the Super Bowl.
Two local men and a local woman face multiple felony counts as a result of a hate crime investigation St. Charles police launched after two gay men and a woman they were with were attacked on Jan. 6 after leaving a Lincoln Highway bar.