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

The relationship between transgender people and religious institutions

After months of searching and bouncing from church-to-church Clarissa finally found a spiritual home. She found a religious community that accepted her for who she was. For Clarissa, finding a church home was not about worship style, preaching, social activism or even theological stances on progressive issues such as the environment or acceptance of homosexuals. For Clarissa it was about being accepted as a woman.

Houston Chronicle
December 6, 2011

Denmark to Allow Same-Sex Couples to Marry in Churches

Demnark announced this week it plans to allow same-sex couples to get married in formal church weddings, instead of the short blessing ceremonies that the state Lutheran Church currently offers them. Denmark was the first country in the world to legalize same-sex unions, in 1989.

Washington Post
November 24, 2011


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