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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Jewish communities have also embraced Spirit Day in support of safe schools for LGBT students. Such support has come in a variety of ways. Spirit Day falls in the midst of holy days on the calendar.
People of faith and communities of faith are getting into the spirit of Spirit Day. Many faith-based organizations have promoted Spirit Day commemorations for today, October 20, as well as into this weekend. The following is just a sampling of what Christians and Christian organizations are doing to mark Spirit Day.
Support for Spirit Day has come from many places, including religious people and communities.
Today, GLAAD is assisting in the launch of We do! Methodists Living Marriage Equality.
This past Saturday, I had the privilege of witnessing a part of Presbyterian history: the ordination of Scott Anderson—an openly gay man—at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Madison, Wis.
Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, married his longtime partner on New Year's Day 2
Every day thousands of Christians are rethinking the "clobber passages" (so-called because they have been traditiona
Jay Michaelson holds up the violently anti-gay language from Pastor Charles Worley and compares it to the Bible.
A week after President Barack Obama announced his support for marriage equality, CNN's Wolf Blitzer sat down with fo
Bishop V. Gene Robinson writes, "[Harvey] Milk famously said to his gay and lesbian constituents, “Coming out is the most political thing you can do.” Once they actually know us, they won’t vote against us, he concluded....
I am black. I am gay. And yes, I am a Christian.
Dominic Sheahan-Stahl's alma mater in Mt.
By Candy Holmes - When I heard the words of President Obama affirming marriage for all couples, it made me proud to