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When Did the Southern Baptists Become Libertarian?

James Peron | Posted 05.10.2013 | Gay Voices
James Peron

In a rather typical fit of hyperbole, Rev. Richard Land of the Southern Baptist Convention took some new swipes at the LGBT community. When it comes to Land's morality, there is no "live and let live philosophy" in operation.

Religion, Family, and Gay Teen Suicides

Aaron Anson | Posted 03.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Aaron Anson

I could hear the pain of abandonment in EricJames Borges' voice as he spoke about growing up in a deeply religious -- and deeply prejudiced -- home. This appears to be a common thread among every gay suicide I've had to ponder.

In LGBT Debates, Discomfort Is Part of the Point

Jay Michaelson | Posted 03.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Jay Michaelson

As more religious communities recognize the existence and humanity of LGBT people, they are forced to engage in the sort of critical thought and introspection that makes religion worthwhile in the first place. This is a good thing.

Connecticut Archdiocese Plans Ministry To Counsel Gays, Lesbians Against Having Sex

Posted 01.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Although New England is generally considered one of the most liberal U.S. regions, one Connecticut-based archdiocese's take on the state's lesbian, ga...

Homos for the Holidays: A Religion Survival Guide

Rev. Jay Emerson Johnson, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Jay Emerson Johnson, Ph.D.

Your daughter and her new girlfriend have joined you and your extended family for a holiday feast. You're thrilled, but your favorite uncle starts grumbling. Whenever he makes one of the following claims, just respond like this...