I'm against gay marriage because the Bible clearly states that a man can live inside a giant fish. But seriously, folks... Same-sex marriage is leg...
The English translation of Umberto Eco's debut novel The Name of the Rose (Italian 1980) first appeared thirty years ago, and it continues to delight and surprise, even after multiple readings.
We are creating a platform for Seventh-day Adventist queer students to share their stories. We're not out to change anyone's theology. This is a campaign to put faces behind the conversations being had so carelessly in our churches, homes, and schools.
One more United Methodist minister, the Rev. Frank Schaefer, was convicted of performing a marriage of a loving same-gender couple -- his son and his son's beloved.
On days like today, when I hear gut wrenching stories about those who are brutally tortured, beheaded, sliced, and maimed because they don't fit into cultural prescriptions of gender dress or behavior, I wonder what it means for me to be compassionate.
I'm not fond of the words "conservative" and "liberal," particularly when they're used to describe Catholics. Being Catholic, after all, means being part of the Body of Christ.
Not only does Mr. Lookadoo lack credentials, even the most cursory research uncovers his profoundly disturbing convictions about gender.
America's pews are becoming dramatically more welcoming to gays and lesbians and increasingly reflective of the nation's racial and ethnic diversity, according to the latest results from a major study of U.S. congregations.
The debate surrounding the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which just passed in the U.S. Senate has a number of religious leaders arguing against it. Sometimes, Jesus must just hold his head in his hands with embarrassment.
Whenever the church forgets its true role, and becomes tyrannical in judging others' spirituality or self-righteous in celebrating its own sovereignty, it stands in danger of becoming an empty vessel.
When Newsweek famously dubbed Barack Obama "the first gay president" of the United States, the phrase didn't really refer to Obama's sexuality but to his positive attitude toward gay people. So should Pope Francis likewise be considered "the first gay pope"?
A steady diet of watching movies such as Ted and Saw through Saw VI may keep young people out of the pews, suggests a new study of R-rated films and religiosity.
We are so fortunate to now be able to bless all those who stand under the wedding canopy without question of their sexual orientation.
You are not only good enough, you are GOD enough. Forgive us for taking so long to unlearn what we've learned down here.
Ackely's termination from APU is one more example of the growing fallout within the evangelical Christian community over issues of gender and sexuality. Here he is, for the first time after losing his job at APU, in his own words.
Real transformation within families, groups of friends, communities, corporations, institutions, governments, and communities of faith is an inside job. Change is found in the smallest choices we make every day about how we treat each other.