Religion and Faith

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July 29, 2013

Pope Francis brushes aside anti-gay past, claims no judgment against gay people

During a Monday press conference, Pope Francis responded to questions about a reported "gay lobby" within the Vatican.

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Disciples Of Christ Church Officially Welcomes TBLG People To Its Churches

“The General Assembly calls upon the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to affirm the faith, baptism and spiritual gifts of all Christians regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity, and that neither is grounds for exclusion from fellowship or service within the church, but we celebrate that all are part of God’s good creation.”

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July 29, 2013
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United Nations launches Free & Equal for LGBT people around the world

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday launched Free & Equal, an unprecedented global public education campaign for LGBT equality.

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The same myths about ENDA are appearing in San Antonio's non-discrimination ordinance

San Antonio city council is considering adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the city's non-discrimination ordinance. However, the lies and misinformation that are being spread by anti-LGBT activists in Texas mirror those that are being made about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

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Tell the whole story: churches ready to support abandoned Boy Scout Troops

When a church kicks out a Boy Scout troop because the organization will allow gay boys to join, there are many lining up to welcome the troop. That's the trend, but it's rarely the whole story.

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What has happened on the marriage front since DOMA? Lots.

Are you wondering what's been happening since the Supreme Court decision on DOMA? We wrote a blog about it before, but the change has been happening so fast, we've compiled a roundup of some of the newer exciting steps toward equality being made across the US.

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