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Brazil Pastor Wants To Know: 'Why Can't I Be Gay And Christian?'

The Guardian | Beth McLoughlin | Posted 10.02.2014 | Religion

From the outside, there is little to distinguish the Metropolitan community church from the many other evangelical houses of worship in Rio’s Zona N...

Lesbian Church Worker Fired After Same-Sex Marriage Revealed

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.16.2014 | Religion

For nearly a year, Colleen Simon served as her local Catholic church's head of distribution of food to the hungry, a job she says she loved because it...

Anti-Gay Harlem Pastor Defends 'Stone Homos' Message

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.24.2014 | Religion

The pastor of an anti-gay church in New York City is coming out in defense of a billboard that contains the message "Jesus would stone homos." Ear...

The Great Christian and Homosexual Divide

Shane Jordan | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion
Shane Jordan

Most people would agree that the point of Christianity is to be Christ-like. For anyone who doesn't know or who hasn't cracked open the Bible or history book for that matter, Jesus Christ was not a hater.

A Gay-Friendly Church Will 'Destroy' Children In 'Body And Soul And Spirit,' Pundit Claims

Posted 04.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer minced no words when asked about his stance on gay-friendly churches. Fischer, whose anti-gay rema...

Soul Seeing: A New Paradigm For Pro-Queer Faith Communities

John Russell Stanger | Posted 05.12.2013 | Religion
John Russell Stanger

Queer-loving congregations need a new posture rooted in mutuality, honoring both the queer people seeking faith communities and the congregations that will bless and be blessed by them. Serbian performance artist Marina Abramović offers a glimpse of this.

Do Gay Christians Still Need Their Own Church?

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 01.02.2013 | Los Angeles

-- On that Sunday in 1968 when Troy Perry borrowed a minister's robe and started a church for gays in his living room, the world was a very different...

Scarier Than Westboro Baptist: Confronting Quiet Anti-Gay Rhetoric At Church

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 02.27.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

In the wake of the recent shooting in Newtown, the Westboro Baptist Church, perennial anti-gay provocateurs, reached a new low. The group announced th...

Torn by Justin Lee: Gay Evangelical Writes A Coming Out Story Your Conservative Grandmother Could Love

Lillian Daniel | Posted 01.19.2013 | Religion
Lillian Daniel

Lee is beyond charitable throughout his story. He's written a book that your Southern Baptist grandmother could read and then sigh at the end, "Well, bless his sweet heart."

Catholic Paper Sorry For Column Suggesting Same-Sex Attraction Devil's Work

Posted 01.03.2012 | Religion

A controversial column suggesting same-sex attraction was the work of the devil has been retracted from the country's oldest Catholic newspaper. Th...

'Rainbow' Church Offers Refuge For Gay Nigerians

The Guardian | Shyamantha Asokan in Lagos | Posted 06.26.2011 | World

When Ade's aunt learned he was gay, the then 16-year-old Nigerian was made to go through an exorcism to expel "the demon of homosexuality". "The pr...