The Open Mosque broke a law by not having parking spaces.
While news stories often note churches’ increasing openness to gays and lesbians, a Duke University study offers numbers to confirm that trend.
For progressive churches in the U.S., there is a “sweet spot” of meaningful engagement in LGBTQ justice that many congregations are missing.
'Open mosque’ in Cape Town will allow male and female Muslims to worship together and welcome LGBTI people
While life gets better for millions of gays, the number of homeless LGBT teens - many cast out by their religious families - quietly keeps growing.
This is actually a really, really well done article. long but absolutely worth the read. So glad that a magazine as big as Rolling Stone is publishing content saying, “Hey, people, we may be patting ourselves on the back about marriage equality these days but there are much bigger issues still being swept under the rug.”
This chapter profiles Sister Jeannine Gramick, who has dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of gays and lesbians in the Catholic Church despite repeated censures from the Vatican for her activities….
Catholic Leader Says Members Of His Church Are Being Forced To Live Under A Pro-Gay 'Sharia Law' In The U.S.
An Illinois-based Catholic leader is making headlines after penning a column arguing that members of his church are now being forced to live under a pro-gay, pro-choice “state religion” akin to those living in nations…
Data from a new survey of clergy members conducted by Duke University and released yesterday suggests that overall acceptance of LGBT people in religious congregations increased significantly between 2006 and 2012, but fell in Catholic congregations.
Religious congregations are warming up to LGBT issues more and more, according to the results of a recent study out of Duke University.
Prohibiting Anti-LGBT Discrimination Hasn’t Threatened Religious Liberty
Palestinian and Israeli LGBTQs are being cynically used by the Israeli government and Israeli propaganda in order to “pinkwash” Israel’s international public image. Israeli government, through the ministry of Tourism, makes use of the relative tolerance towards Jewish LGBTQs (especially in Tel Aviv), as a way of diverting attention from the many Israeli war crimes performed in Gaza, the occupied Palestinian territories, and inside Israel itself. Thus, on the backs of the Jewish and Palestinian LGBTQ communities, Israeli propaganda can market a false image of Israel as a “liberal” “progressive” “gay haven”, while demonising Arabic Middle Eastern Cultures and presenting them as inherently LGBT-phobic—an Islamophobic notion whose goal is to further justify Israeli war crimes in Gaza and the occupied territories as well as against Palestinian citizens of Israel.
An anti-gay, faith-based group in Uganda whose funding was cut off by the Obama administration had to fire all its paid staffers.
The Westboro Baptist Church is heading out on a “God Hates the Media Tour,” with plans to picket pretty much every major technology company in Silicon Valley. ValleyWag noted WBC’s announcement on Wednesday.
Out Neon Trees lead singer Tyler Glenn opens up about being a gay person of faith in a new documentary about LGBT Mormons.