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Teenage Boys in Skirts Restored Our Faith in Humanity

Erin Spencer | Posted 09.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Erin Spencer

Earlier this month hemlines were high at Colégio Pedro II in Brazil. After seeing their transgender classmate Maria Muniz get suspended for wearing a skirt to school, the boys and girls of the school all wore skirts to show their support.

Meatless Monday: The Seed of Something Great -- Seed Food and Wine Festival

Ellen Kanner | Posted 09.29.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Wednesday kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month and the celebration's happening in Miami with the debut of Seed Food and Wine Festival. Sponsored b...

Rick Perry, This Is What Happens When People Are Forced to Live in the Closet

Juliet Jeske | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Juliet Jeske

Rick, do you ever wonder what happens to gay men and women when they try to force themselves to live a lie? Well Rick, I've got news for you. Most mixed orientation marriages end catastrophically, with both partners greatly damaged. I was in one of those marriages.

Why Uganda Should Consider the Greatest Commandment

Dwayne Leslie | Posted 05.18.2014 | Religion
Dwayne Leslie

It is the responsibility of all of us who believe in the biblical admonition that we are our brother's keeper to speak up and speak out strongly when we see human rights being violated.

Methodist Gay Marriage Debate Hits Court

Religion News Service | Renee K. Gadoua | Posted 10.23.2013 | Religion

(RNS) The United Methodist Church’s highest court gathers for its semiannual meeting in Baltimore on Wednesday, as the denomination confronts a grow...

'Homophobia Is Sinful,' Says National Cathedral Dean

Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion

The Dean of Washington's National Cathedral, Rev. Gary Hall, came out in no uncertain terms this weekend to denounce LGTB discrimination in his Sunday...

LOOK: Vatican Kills Gay Photo Exhibit

Posted 09.27.2013 | Religion

Despite Pope Francis' earlier remarks about opening up the Church, the Vatican has firmly shut the door on artist Gonzalo Orquin's latest exhibit, "Tr...

Gay Rights Vs. Religious Rights?

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 09.08.2013 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) The rights of religious groups or individuals that object to same-sex marriage continue to clash with those pursued by gay rights advoc...

These Military Chaplains Will Be Fired If They Support Marriage Equality

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 09.07.2013 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) The agency that commissions Southern Baptist military chaplains says no Baptist chaplain will be allowed to perform, attend or support ...

Something To Celebrate: 17 Of The Best LGBT Moments Of The Week

Posted 05.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Once again it's time to take a look back at what happened in the world of LGBT news this week. Since we featured a round up of the worst LGBT momen...

Did Abstinence-Only Create a Bully Generation?

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 02.11.2012 | Parents
Soraya Chemaly

Abstinence-only education creates a petri dish for bullying in schools. There is always a lot of back and forth about the efficacy of these programs,...

Bullies and Their Silent Collaborators -- A Form of Psychological Slavery

Jeanine Molloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jeanine Molloff

No therapeutic approaches of conflict mediation or sensitivity training will be effective in a culture which celebrates the bully and dehumanizes all of us, bullies, victims and their silent collaborators.

Religion, Politics And Africa's Homophobia

WorldWide Religious News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Kampala, Uganda - Since a Ugandan MP proposed the death penalty for some gay people, homophobia has been on the rise in other parts of Africa....