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News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community

Scouts poised to make important change

Civil rights are not won by all-or-nothing propositions. Just as the fight for marriage equality progressed slowly, one state at a time, we feel certain that once local Scout troops begin admitting gay and lesbian Scouts and leaders in progressive regions like New Hampshire's Seacoast and southern York County, the rest of the nation will surely follow because it is the just and right thing to do.

Seacoast Online
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February 4, 2013

VIDEO: Country Club Congregational United Church of Christ of Kansas City welcomes gay Boy Scouts

About 20 years ago when Curtis Filer's son was 15, he quit the Boy Scouts knowing as a gay teen, he did not fit in.
"As he grew through the cub scouts, and then to the boy scouts, he did eventually feel he didn't feel right about being there," Filer said.
The reason he did not feel right? The Boy Scouts of America excludes gay men from being leaders, and gay youth from being members of its organization.

KSHB - NBC
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February 3, 2013

What gay activists can learn from Shane Windmeyer

I’m sure a lot of LGBT people don’t trust Dan Cathy, nor are they going to want to spend their hard-earned dollars at Chick-fil-A. They are completely justified in wanting to patronize businesses that affirm the full humanity and equality of LGBT people, covertly and overtly.

Washington Post
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February 1, 2013

Evangelical Churches Refine Message On Gay Issues

The Rev. Robert Jeffress has changed the way he talks about homosexuality from the pulpit. The pastor of the 11,000-member First Baptist Dallas hasn't stopped preaching that homosexual sex is sinful, but he no longer singles it out for special condemnation.

Associated Press
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February 1, 2013

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