The leadership of Exodus International has announced that they are shutting their doors after 3 decades of practicing so-called ‘ex-gay’ ministry. According to a statement on the group’s web site, the board of directors was finding ‘ex-gay’ work more and more difficult, given their anti-gay words and actions.
Religion and Faith
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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.
The Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists (AWAB), the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America (BPFNA),and the Alliance of Baptists have joined together to sponsor a campaign titled “Many voices, One Love” for marriage equality in North Carolina.
GLAAD commends the Washington post for profiling Pastor Coates and the important stand he has taken in support of LGBT equality.
Though the Northwest Arkansas Times has yet to formally announce a policy change, the paper is now devoting time and space in its opinion pages to local readers who are asking them to treat all loving and committed relationships equally.
In an effort to promote equality for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations, the United Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO)is launching an event titled “Love Beyond Borders: Equality and Acceptance For All.” During the event, the UU-UNO intends to remind the world’s most powerful policymakers of the countless LGBT voices around the world who deserve equal protection from multi-faceted oppression.
In the wake of Tuesday’s Ninth Circuit Court decision affirming the ruling that Prop 8 was in violation of the federal constitution, a number of religious and faith groups issued statements in support of the decision.
In an effort to promote equality for people of all gender identities and sexual orientations, the United Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO)is launching an event titled “Love Beyond Borders: Equality and Acceptance For All.”
As state legislatures in New Jersey, Maryland, and Washington are moving closer to approving marriage equality legislation, religious voices are speaking out in support of equality.
The Reformed Church in America found Norman Kansfield, a respected pastor and lifelong member, guilty of violating church law after he officiated the wedding of his daughter and her long-time girlfriend.
Where are the alarm bells
Assuming you know what is going on in my head, heart and gut is a huge slap in the face to someone who has spent my
Election Day is here, and it’s time to get out the vote for equality!
On Nov. 6, 2012, 148 years after becoming “The Free State,” voters in the state of Maryland will have an opportunity to make history by becoming the first state in the Union to pass a marriage equality law at the voting booth.
Over 100 faith leaders – including lay people, divinity students and clergy – met last Saturday in Harlem for an insp
Pastor Luke Robinson of Quinn Chapel AME Church in Frederick, Maryland (speaking at an anti-Question 6 event yesterda