Within moments of the announcement that, by a 61% margin, the Boy Scouts of America would be dropping its ban on gay scouts, denominations and faith groups offered their reactions.
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Tomorrow night, November 15, the Park 51 Islamic Center and the Center for Inquiry NYC will host A New Way to Be Nonreligious at Harvard and Beyond, and the launch of two new initiatives spearheaded by the Humanist Chaplaincy of Harvard University.
The Michigan Catholic Conference expressed dismay at the religious exemption clause in "Matt's Safe School Law." Although the Conference originally supported the bill, they withdrew their support when the religious exemption clause was added.
GBT and affirming Mormons, as well as LGBT-affirming non-Mormons, gathered this weekend at the Mormon Stories conference in Salt Lake City.
The Jewish Daily Forward recently published its Forward 50, a list of 50 Jewish leaders who have made an impact on American Jewish life in the past year.
In a letter to the editor, Rev. Jamie Washington, associate pastor of the Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore, pointed out The Baltimore Sun’s missed opportunity to highlight the contributions and impact of black LGBT-affirming congregations in their editorial "Marriage equality and race" (Nov. 1).
The Amsterdam News, New York City’s oldest and largest Black newspaper, recently ran an op-ed focusing on the conditions faced by LGBT homeless youth in New York City.
Following the passage of a controversial bill, Michigan media has largely denounced the measure and its inadequate support for bullying victims.
When religious protesters gather to rally against same-sex marriage or endorse a conservative candidate, it follows
Brickman is quick to point out that the pro-marriage equaliyt coalition are not trying to rebut any argument put for
Jim Smith is a former Roman Catholic priest who left his post with the church 10 years ago.
Sister Jeannine Gramick is a Roman Catholic religious sister and a co-founder of the activist organization New Ways
I am not your typical gay man. Nor am I your typical Mormon.
My father raised me in the Catholic faith that taught lessons about justice and the common good.
The Mormon booklet is the first in a series of publications aimed at various faiths by the Family Acceptance Project
The abstract principle behind marriage is a life-long commitment to share oneself with a loved one.