A panel discussion on homosexuality at a Turkish university has been cancelled following fears that it may have caught the attention of Hizbullah.
While living in America can sometimes mean facing the threat of religious intolerance, many religions have a dynamic relationship with gender constructs, and consider gender variance holy or blessed. Whatever your background, bringing spirituality and gender into conversation can be intimidating. Has your religion influenced the way you think about your gender? Has your gender changed the way you think about your spirituality?
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Homeless LGBT youth advocate Carl Siciliano, executive director of the Ali Forney Center, America’s largest shelter for homeless LGBT youth, is calling on Pope Francis to to lead the world’s religious communities in bringing an end to the “grave moral failure” by the Church to embrace LGBT youth and families.
There are three aspects of my identity that really can’t be untangled from each other: I am a queer woman. I am a feminist. And I believe that there is no god but Allah, and that Muhammad is Allah’…
A helpline set up to allow UK muslims to report prejudiced attacks has been described as deliberately provocative after it invited gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell to become a patron…
More than 50 protesters turned out in the rain Saturday to call out Pastor James David Manning’s hateful message.
Young men sing hymns and recite the Bible before the Rev. Christopher Senyonjo gives a sermon on human sexuality. When the service is over some go to his desk, one by one, for counselling no other Ugandan religious leader…
A new poll finds that a majority of Americans view gays favorably.
A U.S. Jesuit magazine has published an editorial taking to task Catholics who support draconian laws criminalizing homosexuality.
World Vision USA is updating its code of conduct to reflect changing marriage norms.
The 30-year-old gay singer revealed conflicts with his Mormon faith and how he was inspired by NFL hopeful Michael Sam.
Addie Vincent is the first transgender contestant of the Miss Delta Queen competition, a pageant and fundraiser at the Christian-affiliated Chapman University in Orange County.
A Catholic nun has provided religious counseling for hundreds of transgender people throughout the U.S.
On Thursday, a day after Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed the state’s highly-criticized SB 1062 — a measure that would have allowed business owners to reject services to any individual on religious grounds, which was widely seen as discriminatory …
The Muslim Association of Malawi has called for homosexuality to be made a capital crime in the face of efforts to decriminalize homosexuality in the Southeast African nation.