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Why Can't Holy Spaces Be Safe Spaces?

Emma Joslyn | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Emma Joslyn

I grew up in a world in which evangelical megachurches locked sweet kids in closets until they escaped into pill bottles. Fear and faith worked together to transform adolescent love letters into criminal evidence.

Jaweed Kaleem

New Study Shows The Growth Of Gay-Friendly Houses Of Worship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.14.2013 | Religion

Nearly half of houses of worship in the United States now allow gay and lesbian members who are in long-term relationships to be members, while close ...

Not All Like That? If You Say So

Sue Kerr | Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

When I first heard about Dan Savage's NALT ("Not All Like That") Christians Project, which features videos by Christians who are not anti-LGBT haters, I was very skeptical. In fact, I was so skeptical that I ignored it. But I had this niggling curiosity.

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."

Faith Inspires: St. Luke In The Fields

Posted 03.02.2012 | Religion

Editor's note: Every week, HuffPost Religion shines a spotlight on religious people doing good work in their communities. If you would like to recomme...

The Courage To Speak Out: Reclaiming Queer Faith

Jennifer Knapp | Posted 11.27.2011 | Gay Voices
Jennifer Knapp

To say that Christianity has a troubled public image when dealing with the LGBT community is an understatement. Thanks to a vocal minority of conservative church leaders, domestic Christianity appears to be synonymous with homophobia.