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The Historical Hypocrisy of the Anglican-Episcopal Split

Kyle Jarrett | Posted 01.25.2016 | Religion
Kyle Jarrett

On January 14, 2016, the Anglican Communion suspended its American branch, the Episcopal Church, from voting and decision making in the global Anglica...

Great News For Hawaii's LGBT Community

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Derrick DePledge | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

The Episcopal Diocese of Hawai'i on Saturday voted to encourage the state Legislature to pass marriage equality, the largest denomination to announce ...

Celebrating Equality in Song and Prayer: A Personal Reflection on the Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Decisions

Richard M. Weinberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard M. Weinberg

This was a day that I could never have imagined as an adolescent, when I struggled to reconcile my sexuality with religious teachings. This was a day to pause and appreciate how blessed I am now to be part of a church that affirms my full participation.

Jaweed Kaleem

Gay Rights Activists Keep Close Eye On New Anglican Leader | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.10.2012 | Religion

For nearly a decade, the 77 million-member Anglican church has been caught in an internal tug-of-war over gender and sexuality: The liberal U.S. Episc...

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Bishop Robinson Wants to Change Hearts and Minds | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 12.03.2012 | Religion

After a tumultuous decade that featured death threats and bullet-proof vests as well as a wedding to his partner of 25 years, Bishop Gene Robinson will be stepping down from his seat on December 31 of this year. But his work continues.

The New Episcopalian

Mark Osler | Posted 10.22.2012 | Religion
Mark Osler

In the past few months I have read several agonized reports on the supposed death throes of the Episcopal Church. I have traveled in the opposite direction from those who have left the Episcopal church, and am glad that I have.

Top Ten Questions about God, Jesus, the Bible and Gay Pride

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

Sins are acts that separate us from God and keep us from loving our neighbors as ourselves. Being gay is not a sin. Bullying is a sin. Being hateful to other people is a sin.

A Conflicted Hindu Response To Gay Rights

Chris Fici | Posted 07.18.2012 | Religion
Chris Fici

It is an unfortunate aspect of my experience within the Hindu tradition that I have experienced prejudice towards the gay community. It has always made me quite uncomfortable.

Celebrating The Holy: Marriage Equality As Sacrament

Rev. Winnie Varghese | Posted 09.21.2011 | Religion
Rev. Winnie Varghese

A sacrament, and I believe marriage is one, is a manifestation of God's grace and love, an outward and visible sign, we say. Something you can see and understand that points to what God might be like.

Katharine Jefferts Schori, Embattled Episcopal Bishop, Seeks Allies Overseas

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) Contrary to what they say about Las Vegas, what happens in one branch of the worldwide Anglican Commun...

Foundation Donates $400K For Episcopal Gay Liturgies

Religion News Service | By Kevin Eckstrom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Kevin Eckstrom Religion News Service (RNS) A Michigan-based gay rights foundation has given more than $400,000 to a California seminary to help cr...