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Whose Side Is God On?

Jason Salzman | Posted 07.09.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Levin discussed a number reasons churches don't take action, ranging from, "The rapture is coming," and "I don't want to scare people away," to, "You're being too political," and, "Separation of church and state."

Cake Wars the Sequel

James Peron | Posted 06.07.2015 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Discrimination laws protect Christians far more than gays in this country. They restrict a business owner from refusing to serve certain protected classes. At the same time the 1st Amendment protects free speech, and free speech includes the right not to speak.

This Right-Wing Legal Powerhouse Wants to Make Gay Sex Illegal

Carlos Maza | Posted 01.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Carlos Maza

While the group prefers to talk about its "religious liberty" work when in the media spotlight, ADF is actively working to promote and defend anti-sodomy laws that criminalize gay sex.

Arizona School Board Votes To Get Rid Of Textbook Pages That Discuss Abortion

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

An Arizona school district is making sure that students are not educated about abortion in biology class. This week, Gilbert Public Schools’ gov...

Fox News Is Trying to Kill Houston's Equal Rights Ordinance

Carlos Maza | Posted 12.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Carlos Maza

Fox News helped turn a bogus story about subpoenas sent to a handful of Houston pastors into a national rallying cry for religious liberty. Now the network is helping promote an event that will pit some of the country's most extreme anti-LGBT voices against the city's nondiscrimination ordinance.

Lila Shapiro

Two Ministers Claim They Could Face 180 Years In Jail For Refusing To Do Gay Weddings | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Less than two weeks after a federal appeals court struck down Idaho’s ban on same-sex marriage, two ministers in the northwestern Idaho city of Coeu...

Is a Church Being Forced to Perform a Gay Wedding?

James Peron | Posted 12.21.2014 | Gay Voices
James Peron

At the very least people should get their facts straight first. There is no ministry being forced to perform gay marriages. There is a business that is discriminating, not a ministry. Under the law, businesses don't have the special privileges given to religious groups.

The Hobby Lobby Contraception Case and the Rights of LGBT Individuals: Beware the Insidiousness of the Far Right

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

Some individuals claim to want people to have rights such as marriage-equality, and then at the same time attempt to create a legal loophole for discrimination to thwart full equality for LGBT people.

New Mexico Wiccans Sue City Over Ten Commandments Monument

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

Two followers of the modern pagan faith Wicca are suing the city of Bloomfield, N.M in federal court over a 3,000-pound Ten Commandments monument on B...

Ryan Rainey

REPORT: Anti-Gay Groups Promote Hate In Belize | Ryan Rainey | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

American anti-gay groups have turned their attention away from politics at home and are now focused on restricting the rights of the LGBT community in...

Pastors To Challenge IRS Ban On Political Speech With 'Pulpit Freedom Sunday'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.20.2012 | Religion

Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of American pastors plan on challenging the Internal Revenue Service next month, endorsing specific candidates in an atte...