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Gay Man Seeks Straight Wife (But A Lesbian Wife Will Do)

Scott Terry | Posted 01.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Scott Terry

Dear fundamentalist Christian readers: As per your advice, I am composing what could potentially become my online dating profile in my search for a wife, but I need your input. I need to know more about the gay people who have chosen to be in opposite-sex relationships.

Dear Evangelicals, Let's Stop Burying Our Heads In The Sand On 'Ex-Gay' Ministries

Justin Lee | Posted 01.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Justin Lee

Let me say this as a fellow evangelical: Brothers and sisters, whether you support or oppose same-sex relationships, one fact is undeniable. No ministry can turn same-sex-attracted people into opposite-sex-attracted people. It simply doesn't happen.

Gay Bashing By Churches Is Why A New Pew Poll Shows America Losing Its Religion

Wayne Besen | Posted 12.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

A new poll reveals that a record number of Americans now consider themselves unaffiliated with any particular religion. If you want to understand the reasons behind this trend, read the letter that Twin Cities Catholic Archbishop John Nienstedt sent to the mother of a gay son.

Coming Out To My Bible Study (Part 2)

Maria Burnham | Posted 10.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Maria Burnham

The hunt for a church is both time-consuming and emotionally vexing. Luckily, I found a church I love. I have been attending it for quite some time now, but it wasn't until recently that I took the next step and signed up for a small Bible study group.

Your Religion Hurts

David Duran | Posted 10.15.2012 | Gay Voices
David Duran

Here is my message to my Christian friends: If you love us so much and support us wholeheartedly, then stand up for us. Do not allow the fanatics to taint your goodness. That is precisely what is happening.

Gays, God And Theater

Domenick Scudera | Posted 08.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Neil Patrick Harris asked in his Tony opening number, "What if life were more like theater?" Well, one answer to that question is that, if life were more like theater, gays and religion would coexist in harmony. Kristin Chenoweth, the brilliantly talented Broadway star, exemplifies this idea.

Gays And Sports Bring Religious Zealots To Outsports

Jim Buzinski | Posted 07.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Jim Buzinski

Visitors to Outsports recently may have thought they had stumbled across the Focus on the Family website by accident, given all the comments by anti-gay religious zealots.

Why Do Some American Christians Heroize People Who Spew Ignorance?

Alvin McEwen | Posted 07.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Alvin McEwen

A lawmaker says something anti-gay while hiding behind the Bible, our community demands an apology, the lawmaker refuses to back down, and finally the lawmaker is looked upon by some as a hero for supposedly standing up for Biblical principal.

Queers And Christians: A Ménage À Trois

Michael Pettinger | Posted 05.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Michael Pettinger

Fornication was one thing that both married and celibate Christians could agree upon. Broadly understood, "fornication" covered all sorts of behaviors that seemed not to fit into the other two categories. When "fornicators" talk back, it's bound to trigger a crisis for everyone.

Joel Osteen's Sin

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Monique Ruffin

Recently, Oprah Winfrey sat down with Joel Osteen, the pastor of the largest church in America. When Oprah asked Pastor Osteen if he thought gay people would enter heaven, he answered, "Yes, if they repent for their sins."

With Friends Like These

John Shore | Posted 02.12.2012 | Gay Voices
John Shore

Your friends blew it; they definitely proved themselves, at least during that car ride, to be your faux friends. They made your coming out to them about them: about their needs, their comfort level, their convictions.

Gay Debate Mirrors 19th-Century Church Dispute On Slavery

Religion News Service | By Daniel Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service (RNS) One group of Christians confidently proclaims that a plain reading of the Bible is a slam dunk in their f...