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Homosexuality and Christianity

Bishop Otis Charles and the Bridge to Somewhere

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 03.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

We may not be there yet, but we are on the road. We are passing the tipping point. And we are going to keep moving forward until marriage equality is a national norm, not a local option. Because, in the words of San Juan County Clerk Norman Johnson: 'It's time.'

My Blues Are Not Your Blues: Moving Beyond the Stigma of Race and Homosexuality by Engaging the Church

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 07.10.2013 | Black Voices
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

Conservative religious traditions need not accept that men and women participate in homosexual relationships within their house of worship, but they are obligated to be tolerant of the rights of others in this secular society.

A Public Confession By A Gay Catholic

John Mattras | Posted 09.08.2011 | Religion
John Mattras

I approached the confessional with trepidation. I entered, sat down, dispensed with the formalities and faced the 60-something-year-old priest. "Father," I said, "I'm gay."

An Indecent Piety

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

Our current global dilemma over the criminalization of the lives of LGBT people and the subjugation of women are the results when the church kicks justice and compassion to the curb.

As A Fundamentalist Christian, This I Was Taught to Believe

Steve McSwain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Steve McSwain

What follows is a collection of some of the stuff I was taught to believe. If you were raised in a similar fundamentalist Christian environment, you will readily recognize the worldview.

Church Of England Gives OK To Anglican Covenant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Al Webb Religion News Service LONDON (RNS) The Church of England, defying opposition from its traditionalist wing, has given its support to a g...