USA Today published an op-ed by Wayne Perry, the President of the Boy Scouts of America, in which he urges the 1,400 voting members gathering in Dallas to vote to allow gay youth to be a part of Scouting.
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As Black History Month comes to an end, Rev. Candace Hardnett, a Georgia-based pastor and LGBT advocate, reflects on the meaning of faith and community.
Black History Month is a time for honoring and celebrating the achievements of African Americans and their institutions, including the Black Church. In 2000, Union United Methodist Church (UUMC) in Boston adopted a unanimous resolution to enthusiastically welcome LGBT worshippers.
With the recent passage of marriage equality in Maryland, the media has begun to focus again on the supposed conflict between LGBT equality and the African American community.
One lesbian Presbyterian is ordained while another is rebuked. And several stories examine the support for marriage equality in Black and Latino faith communities.
More voices are speaking out about their experiences with JONAH, a so-called “ex-gay” program aimed at the Jewish community.
The General Assembly Permanent Judicial Commission of the Presbyterian Church (USA) today upheld the censure of Rev. Dr. Janie Spahr.
Recent statements and polling data have again demonstrated that the Roman Catholic hierarchy is completely out of tou
On Tuesday, February 7, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court ruling that California’s initiative repealing marriage equality (Proposition 8) is in violation of the federal Constitution.
Gay New Yorkers want to hear support and encouragement from Christian leaders.
On Thursday, dozens of clergy members who oppose the state constitutional amendment that would limit marriage to a m
Murray said three aspects of his faith keep him rooted: fellow Catholics who “continue to affirm me as a human being
There is no good reason religious people should oppose marriage equality.
Prevailing wisdom has it that the Black church is overwhelmingly negative on issues of justice for lesbian, gay, bise
"Jesus never talked about gays and lesbians, unless you’re putting words in his mouth… I’m tired of folks boxing God
This October, cities across the globe, professional sports leagues, major corporations, schools and hundreds of commu
After coming out in 1997, Mr.