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Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

I think fiction lends itself to messiness rather than the ideal, and plays well with the ironies surrounding what happens versus what should happen.

Exploring Christian LGBT Issues With Jay Bakker

Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion

By Cathleen Falsani Religion News Service When Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker's PTL ministry and Heritage USA theme park crashed and burned in the 1980...

Springs Diocese Adopts 12-Step Program For Gays

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Catholic Diocese in Colorado Springs has adopted a 12-step program that offers "support" for homosexuals. Despite striking similarities to Alcoho...

Is Evangelical Christianity Having A Great Gay Awakening?

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 07.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

Only time will tell whether more evangelical leaders will add their voices to the chorus calling for full and unapologetic inclusion of homosexuals in the life of the church.

Focus On The Family Picks Up Sponsorship Of Event Challenging Homosexuality

cnn.com | Dan Gilgoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A major Christian group will take over an annual event that challenges homosexuality, weeks after the event's main Christian sponsor pulled support fo...

Seeking The True Church

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

Look for a church that is out of step with a homophobic, sexist, racist culture where everyone looks and sounds alike. There you will find Christ.

Writer Taia Challenges Homosexual Taboo In Morocco

Yahoo! News | Omar Brouksy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Novelist Abdellah Taia, who has won acclaim in France and readers abroad, has challenged a taboo in his native Morocco and won't back down: he is the ...

Pat Robertson: Snow Is God's Way of Punishing Americans Who Were Planning to Drive to Do Something Gay

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Explaining his theory, Rev. Robertson said, "Because of the bad road conditions the Almighty has made, any gay activities that people were planning on doing will have to be postponed by a day or two."

The Arc Bends: DADT

Steven Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Fisher

Next year, a young man born in 1993, the year "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was implemented, will join the Marines and kiss his boyfriend goodbye. Our military will be a better place for it.

Stop the Anti-Gay Purge in Uganda

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wayne Besen

An American fundamentalist group has a strategic choice to make between an influential National Prayer Breakfast each February in Washington, or its Anti-Homosexuality Bill becoming law in Uganda. It cannot have both.

A Gay Firing Fiasco & Opportunity at Belmont University

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

I think Jesus would find it unacceptable that most of our Christian institutions (and our government) create policies about sexual behavior rather than the kinds of behaviors He talked about in the Sermon on the Mount.

Thumbs up for "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys"

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

The long-awaited reality series "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys," highlighting the unconventional relationship between heterosexual women and gay m...

Downstate Civil Unions Foe Predicts America's Doom: 'Open Homosexuality'

Chicago Sun-Times | Ponderings on a Faith Journey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ignorance is the great engine of human misery, the fertile field where its fruit, hatred, grows in all its awful forms, from the first human, crouchin...

Military Chaplains Voice 'Intense' Views On DADT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service WASHINGTON -- A long-awaited report on the possible repeal of the military's ban on openly gay members says...

Give 'Em Hell, Barry!

Cody Gault | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cody Gault

This President is soft on progress. Yes, he inherited an economy driven to the brink by Republican irresponsibility and, yes, preventing a second G...

United Nations: It's Okay to Kill the Gay

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

The UN has a remarkable track record of doing virtually nothing when presented with mass killings or genocide. That record continues with last weeks amended resolution on extrajudicial killings of certain groups.

It Gets Better?

Jeff A. Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jeff A. Katz

What do Kermit the Frog, Vinny from the Jersey Shore, President Obama, and Ke$ha have in common?

Homosexuality as Population Control? Why Gays & Lesbians Are Essential to the Balance of Nature.

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.08.2013 | World
G. Roger Denson

Even without a causal link established between homosexuality and population management, the obvious reduction in population growth attributable to homosexuality by itself indubitably works to preserve the species.

'Straight Pride' Shirts Threaten Gays At Suburban High School's 'Ally Week'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Students who wore anti-gay T-shirts to their suburban Chicago high school during "Ally Week" won't be punished, but the shirts have caused an outcry a...

Is Blood on Your Hands?

Steve Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

When desperate teenagers hang themselves or jump off bridges there's more than enough blame to pass around.

Tenor Nick Phan Speaks Out

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

I frequently visit the blog of tenor Nick Phan, a friend who happens to be an exceptional and quite eloquent singer.

Eugene First gay Episcopal bishop to retire in 2013

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The first openly gay Episcopal bishop said Saturday that he will retire in 2013, due in part to the "constant strain" on him and his family from the w...

Gen. James Amos, Marines New Leader, Wants 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Kept In Place

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — The new commandant of the U.S. Marines Corps said Saturday that now is the wrong time to overturn the "don't ask, don't tell" policy...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Takes On Last Shot At Ken Buck

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ken Buck may be out of the national spotlight for the foreseeable future, but he couldn't escape the spotlight without becoming the butt of one more S...

West Point's Gay Culture: Gay, Lesbian Cadets Talk Of Army School's Vibrant Subculture

The New York Times | COREY KILGANNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Code words, secret societies, covert meetings, fake identities: these are tools that a certain set of cadets learn here at the Uni...