Posts by Nicholas Coppola

Churches are losing a generation over poor treatment of LGBT people

March 14, 2014
A recent survey conducted by Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that over the past ten years the number of Americans with no religious affiliations has more than doubled. Read More

March 14, 2014

Methodist Bishop faces church trial for officiating the marriage of two men in love

Retired Methodist Bishop Melvin G. Talbert officiated the marriage of two Birmingham, Alabama men in love on October 25, 2013, defying church rules forbidding clergy from supporting marriage equality. Soon after the wedding ceremony complaints were filed by the local Bishop and the Council of Bishops.Read More

March 7, 2014

Cincinnati Catholic school's new contract will fire you if you support LGBT people

The Archdiocese of Cincinnati has broadened their contractual requirements for Catholic school teachers and administrators.The stronger language in the contact teachers must sign is most likely due to high profile firings and lawsuits being filed by LGBT and allied Catholic educators.Read More

March 7, 2014

Help POZ Magazine win ASME Reader's Choice Award

POZ Magazine is one of the choices to receive The ASME (American Society of Magazine Editors) Reader's Choice Award for Beast Cover.Read More

March 6, 2014

VIDEO: Adored gay educator files discrimination claim against Catholic church

Mark Zmuda, the Vice-Principal of Eastside Catholic School in Sammamish, Washington, fired from his teaching job, has brought a civil claim against the School.

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February 28, 2014

City Council Speaker joins NYC Mayor in St. Patrick's Day parade boycott

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has announced that the she will be joining Mayor Bill de Blasio in boycotting the St. Patrick's Day Parade down New York’s 5th Ave. Read More

February 27, 2014

America Magazine calls Uganda's anti-LGBT law "unjust discrimination"

The editors of America Magazine, which include the notable Jesuit author Fr. James Martin, have weighed in on Uganda’s deadly anti-LGBT law in an editorial, titled “When the Law Is a Crime”, denouncing criminalizing the LGBT community.Read More

February 27, 2014

Majority of religious Americans approve of marriage equality

A new study reveals that a majority of Americans who consider themselves religious, regardless of their religious denomination, support the right for LGBT Americans to marry the person they love.Read More
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