Immediately after the Boy Scouts of America made the decision to no longer ban or banish young boys who happen to be gay, Erick Erickson of the web site RedState.com, took to his Twitter account to go after the Boy Scouts in a really ugly way.
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The Dove Foundation has denied Director the critically-acclaimed documentary LOVE FREE OR DIE, featuring Bishop Gene Robinson, its “Family Approved” seal.
Evangelical pastor Ryan Bell was fired from his job last week for taking a pro-LGBT stance.
As Cardinal Dolan calls for a Roman Catholic Church open to LGBT people, one New York gay man finds himself removed from parish life.
This past Easter Sunday, anti-LGBT Harry Jackson appeared on CBS News' highly respected Face The Nation program. While he played perfectly nice while the mainstream media cameras rolled, Harry went back to his home church and conveyed his true intent. Namely: His desire to "convert" those who believe differently than himself.
Mormon David Matheson launched a so-called "ex-gay" website, catering to LGBT Mormons and purporting to offer help while failing to address the dangerous harm that results from the kind of "therapy" they are suggesting.
Following public outcry after U.S. Representative Don Young (R-AK) used a racial slur to describe immigrant farm workers during a radio interview this week, Young issued what many are considering a half-hearted apology.
On Easter morning, Cardinal Timothy Dolan appeared for an interview on This Week with George Stephanopoulos. George Stephanopoulos asked the New York City Archbishop and Chair of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops about the antagonistic relationship between the Roman Catholic hierarchy and LGBT people.
Easter is probably the most important of Christian holidays. Which is why it is galling, that the Family Research Council has asked pastors to take time away from preaching the resurrection of Christ in order to condemn gay and lesbian people, our lives, and our relationships.
The case came to light last week after top Catholic officials, led by New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of t
I have been fighting for the full inclusion of LGBTQ voices in immigration reform since 2008 along side many powerful undocuqueer people. We have gone a long way and we still have much to accomplish so our movements can be united. Needless to say, for us in GetEQUAL, immigration reform is needed and it is a moral imperative for our country. This legislative battle has become a focal point in our organizing because of the lived experience of some of our leaders, including myself.
LGBT demonstrators were among the tens of thousands of immigrant reform activists who rallied outside the U.S. Capitol and in 30 cities around the nation on April 10 as a group of eight senators reached tentative agreement on a broad immigration bill. Leaders of LGBT organizations were featured speakers in solidarity for immigration reform.
As advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, we understand how crucial it is that our immigration system work to unify all families.
A Long Island parishioner removed from volunteer duties at a Catholic church because he is gay plans to formally demand reinstatement.
A Detroit professor and legal adviser to the Vatican says Catholics who promote gay marriage should not try to recei
As momentum builds in Congress for LGBT equality, locally, in New York, nearly 100 local interfaith leaders have sig