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

July 19, 2013

Father Peter Daly: The Catholic Church should support Boy Scouts' LGBT inclusion

Father Peter Daly, a The National Catholic Reporter columnist, published an op-ed praising the recent decision by the Boy Scouts of America to include gay youth. Father Daly, a pastor and former Scout, outlines why it is in the Church's and BSA's best interests to support inclusion for all Scouts.

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Jewish ex-gay group faces suit for consumer fraud

A month after the nation’s leading Christian “ex-gay” group apologized and announced plans to close, a similar Jewish group is facing a first-of-its-kind lawsuit for consumer fraud. On Friday (July 19) the New Jersey Superior Court will hear arguments in the lawsuit filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center against the group Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing.

Washington Post
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July 19, 2013

Jewish daily newspaper highlights transgender rabbis in new series

The Forward, a daily Jewish newspaper available online, has published a series of profiles on six transgender rabbis and rabbis-in-training.

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Forget merely anti-gay: FRC is a pro-'reorientation' organization

Peter Sprigg doesn't want an evangelical school to tolerate its LGBT students. Rather, he's calling for "ex-gay" class on campus.

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Gay U.S. Ambassador Nominee To Dominican Republic Exposes Cultural Rift

When the Dominican Republic's Roman Catholic Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez Rodriguez called President Barack Obama's openly-gay U.S. ambassador nominee to the island nation a "maricon,” or "f----t," it raised eyebrows across the world — for different reasons. Perhaps a generation ago, the Cardinal's comment would not have created much controversy in the country’s press, the government or the people. Today, it’s a different story.
Fox News Latino
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July 11, 2013

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