Religion

Lance Bass' Southern Baptist mom tells church the "miracle" of unconditional love for gay son

While she announced to the crowd, "I am not a public speaker," Diane's words poignantly captured the ways many people connect their faith with their support for people who are LGBT, as well as the frustrating disconnect between one's faith and the actions of one's faith community.

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September 24, 2013

Texas Rangers pitcher Robbie Ross and wife take part in NOH8 campaign photo shoot

Baseball stars are being Christians and showing their support for the LGBT community and friends.

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September 25, 2013

Pope Francis, discriminatory B&B, and Methodists for marriage equality: Religion News Summary for 9/25/13

Reactions to Pope Francis' comments, a summary of where the Methodist church is right now in the fight for marriage equality and Seventh-Day Adventists and LGBT rights.

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September 20, 2013

Lutheran church to install first openly gay bishop

The country's largest Lutheran denomination will install its first openly gay and first Native American bishop.

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July 24, 2013

More Light Presbyterians announces first transgender executive director

More Light Presbyterians as announced its decision to appoint Alex McNeil, an openly transgender man has their new executive director.

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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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June 12, 2013

Southern Baptists announce anti-gay Boy Scouts resolution

The Southern Baptist Church has approved a resolution of their "continued opposition to and disappointment" in the Scouts' decision this past May to open membership policies for openly gay youth.

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