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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While the election of a pro-LGBT pope would be symbolic of the Church's recognition of the theological convictions of its people, the election of another anti-LGBT pope will do nothing to stop the growing tide of Catholic persons who recognize the inherent dignity and worth of LGBT people.
Tim Tebow rescinds his decision to speak at an anti-gay church in Dallas this upcoming April. The decision comes after widespread media attention to the church's homophobic rhetoric and reflects the role professional athletes play in the LGBT movement for equality.
Many Arab-Americans from conservative backgrounds struggle with coming out or supporting LGBT equality.
Southern-California based Latino health and social services organization BIENESTAR has launched its latest public education campaign to promote acceptance and support and eradicate homophobia.
This week's religion news summary has a couple tear-jerking stories: a minister tells his gay son that he's thankful to be his father, and the Presbyterian church imposes ashes on the foreheads of people who feel unwelcome in the church.
Beginning tonight and continuing throughout next week, viewers across the Chicagoland area will get a chance to watc
Illinois state senate approved a marriage equality bill on Valentine's Day, which now moves to the House. While IL media quoted lots of anti-gay voices of faith, very few pro-gay voices of faith were given a platform.
Many may not realize that Valentine's Day has a historic and religious roots that make this the perfect day to publicly call for marriage equality.
While the appointment of Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope has filled many in this deeply Catholic country with pride, members of the gay pride community are unsurprisingly less than enthusiastic with the Vatican's choice.
When I woke up to International Women's Day celebrations this past weekend, the first thing on my mind wasn't politi
She’s a leading candidate to be New York’s next mayor. She’s already one of its top Irish-American officials.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans believe legalized same-sex marriage in the U.S. is inevitable, according to a study by LifeWay Research, a Nashville polling firm with ties to the Southern Baptist Convention.
The gay rights organization MassEquality is angry over its exclusion from the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade.
"For decades the Catholic hierarchy has been in need of desperate reform.
In the United States, Herndon Graddick, president of gay and lesbian group GLAAD, urged reform: "In his life, Jesus