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Religion and Gay Marriage

Progressive Evangelicals Launch Campaign To Persuade Other Christians To Back Same-Sex Marriage

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 09.15.2014 | Religion

(RNS) As more states affirm same-sex marriage, U.S. evangelicals continue to wrestle with homosexuality, setting boundaries for what’s acceptable an...

Religious Acceptance Of LGBT Community Is On The Rise: Study

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.11.2014 | Religion

Religious congregations are warming up to LGBT issues more and more, according to the results of a recent study out of Duke University. Conducted b...

What You've Been Waiting To Hear Your Pastor Say About Homosexuality..

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.27.2014 | Religion

Ever wondered what Jesus really said about homosexuality and where the Bible stands on gay marriage? Gay marriage has been a contentious issue, par...

Can You Be An Evangelical And Support Gay Marriage?

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.17.2014 | Religion

Two weeks ago, Christian non-profit organization World Vision announced it would recognize employees' same-sex marriages, then promptly reversed its d...

Jaweed Kaleem

What Do Gay Marriage Rulings Mean For Churches?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.26.2013 | Religion

Though the Supreme Court has declared the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and invalidated California's gay marriage ban, marriage remains a c...

Jaweed Kaleem

Survey Sheds Light On LGBT Views Of Religion

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 06.19.2013 | Religion

Surveys have repeatedly shown that religious objections are the most popular reason people cite when they say being gay is immoral or that they don't ...

Preaching Jesus Against DOMA: Why This Pastor is on her Way to the Supreme Court Steps

Donna Schaper | Posted 05.26.2013 | Religion
Donna Schaper

I am going to D.C. because at my core I hate the lies told about Jesus.

As Flare-Up Over Giglio Continues, Survey Shows Fewer Americans Believe Homosexuality Is A Sin

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 03.13.2013 | Religion
Jaweed Kaleem

The controversy over Giglio continues, while a new survey shows that a decreasing number of Americans agree with his view that homosexuality is a sin, and a new report shows that Americans get sicker and die younger than their peers in developed nations.

LGBT Religious Leaders Speak Out On The Spiritual Value Of Gay Marriage

Posted 06.22.2012 | Religion

The debate over the rights of same sex couples to marry most often uses the legal language of equal rights. Religious voices, when they included, are ...

What Marriage Means To Me

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

What can I say about our gay marriage? Quite a lot. Now, decades later, Mark and I "know" one another biblically and existentially. There is utter trust. We don't need to "prove" anything. We share everything.

A Seal Upon My Heart

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

For me, the marriage relationship is meant to mirror our relationship with God -- both the profundity and the absurdity of that divine -- human connection.

Unpacking The Ketubah: Reflections Of A Rabbi Mrs.

Rabbi Andrea Myers | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Andrea Myers

Marriage is not about what you feel but what you do about that feeling. That is why our ketubah ends b'emunah, in faithfulness, with the assertion that it is more than just words.

Gay Marriage And The Buddha's Path To Spiritual Freedom

Larry Yang | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Larry Yang

The act of marriage is a celebration of what two people coming together in this precious lifetime is -- it is a spiritual practice. Intimate relationship is a door into spiritual freedom.

Religion And Gay Marriage

Bishop Yvette Flunder | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Bishop Yvette Flunder

Same-sex marriages should not only be an acceptable practice in the Church but these marriages are essential to the harmony of the community where Same Gender Loving congregants are present.

Southern Baptist Pass Resolution: Gay Rights Are Not Civil Rights

AP | TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 06.21.2012 | Religion

NEW ORLEANS -- A day after electing their first African-American president in a historic move that strives to erase its legacy of racism, Southern Bap...

Denmark Approves Gay Weddings In Church

AP | Posted 06.07.2012 | Religion

COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Denmark's Parliament has approved a law allowing same-sex couples to get married in formal church weddings instead of the short...

Gay AND Christian? Welcome!

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 07.16.2012 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

"Debates do not change hearts and minds, people do, people and their stories.  As you get to know the people who share their stories here I hope you will hold an open place in your heart just as Christ holds for you."