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Progressive Evangelicals Launch Campaign To Persuade Other Christians To Back Same-Sex Marriage

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 09.15.2014 | Religion

(RNS) As more states affirm same-sex marriage, U.S. evangelicals continue to wrestle with homosexuality, setting boundaries for what’s acceptable an...

Christianity and Gay Marriage: The Right Has It Wrong

Brad Kennington | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brad Kennington

Instead of trying to determine the indeterminable, like Christ's emotional reaction to marriage equality, it would behoove all of us to look at what he actually said about same-sex relationships. Christ is silent on the subject. And where he is silent, we have no right to speak for him.

Repentance Politics, Repentance Theology

Jennifer Harvey | Posted 07.17.2013 | Religion
Jennifer Harvey

We seem to be maybe, finally, oh so slowly going through a sea change on lesbian and gay rights. Cultural acceptance -- incomplete still, of course -- came first, and it seems like maybe political and religious acceptance may follow.

As Polls Shift, Gay Marriage Becomes A Uniter, Not A Divider

Religion News Service | Chuck Raasch | Posted 01.15.2013 | Religion

HYATTSVILLE, Md. (RNS) For Sean Carlson, the little stories have added up the most. The moment that his mother, Barbara, said she had made "save th...

Dear Maria...

Nate Phelps | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nate Phelps

Of all the people I've met in my life who claim that a god exists, you have come closest to living a life of love, respect and charity. Perhaps this is why I have such a strong reaction when you discuss your position on homosexuality and equality for the LGBT community.

10 Reasons Why Conservative Christians Should Be Fighting For Gay Marriage

Rob Watson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rob Watson

Fighting for gay marriage would reaffirm the image of Christians as people of warmth and compassion who help make marriages work and maintain romance. Christians would be the advocates of loving families, not their adversaries. How great would that be?

Same-Sex Marriage: The Love That Dares Speak Its Name

Jennifer Knapp | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jennifer Knapp

After 10 years of monogamous, joy-filled, and devoted union, my relationship may not be recognized as marriage, but it is sacred, and it speaks. Thank you, Mr. President, for listening.

Obama, Marriage, and 'VOTE HERE'

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

President Obama knows that a growing number of Americans and people of faith understand this as a simple matter of fairness for all families. Obama has chosen to stand in the gap, even as conservatives manipulate religion to undermine the core value of equal standing before the law.

Why Aren't Churches Trying To Ban Jewish Marriage?

Laurence Watts | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laurence Watts

Let me be clear from the start: I am not being anti-Semitic. Rather, I am trying to make a point by sounding absurd. Ban Jewish marriage? Why on Earth would anyone want to do that? Well, by the same reasoning, why ban or prevent two men or two women from getting married?

Why is Same-Sex Marriage a Threat to My Marriage?

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 09.05.2011 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

I have always wondered about some of the arguments people use against the legalization of same-sex marriage. These are not unintelligent people, yet, we see fundamental issues of faith and life in such different ways.

Add Values to Rights to Achieve Marriage Equality

Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards

Christians have a responsibility to speak out in our own communities and congregations and remind one another every day what's most important in marriage: the sacred covenant between two people that mirrors our relationship with God.