Heterosexual marriages do not automatically lead to happy households and well-balanced children. Parents are parents -- and all can make bad decisions, learn as they go, or not be perfect. It doesn't matter if they are gay, straight, single or otherwise. But to deny protections to parents already raising children isn't right, and the only purpose it serves is to hurt those children.
It isn't just our homosexual "being" that God "tolerates" but our homosexual "doing" -- our romantic, erotic, loving relationships -- that God creates, ordains, and declares good in Hebrew and Christian scriptures.
That any church these days would take the step toward full inclusion of the LGBT community is courageous. That the Salvadoran Episcopal Church's Sexual Diversity Ministry even exists is a miracle to behold.
There is always sadness in the news that a marriage has ended in divorce. Whatever the circumstances, a divorce marks the death of the dream of happily-ever-after and the end of a relationship that was entered into with hope, joy and the intention that it be until-death-do-us-part.
Gene Robinson, Jay Bakker, Ray Boltz and Other Progressive Christian Leaders Make 'Not All Like That' Christian Videos
Leaders of progressive Christianity have taken advantage of the platform to let the world know that not all Christians subscribe to the stridently anti-gay Christianity espoused by organizations as the American Family Association and the National Organization for Marriage.
Was Jesus Gay? New Zealand Church Billboard, Bishop's Remarks On Christ's Sexuality Spark Controversy
As Auckland Now reports, St. Matthew in the City's holiday billboard depicts the infant Jesus surrounded by a rainbow-colored
To champion liberal policies "from a spiritual voice is really helpful for people with no faith at all," said Sally Steenland
The legacy Bishop Robinson leaves as he concludes his ministry is greater than being the first openly gay bishop in the history of Christendom. It is a legacy of using the platform of privilege to make a difference for anyone who has been told that they are outside the light of God's love.
"Death threats, and the now-worldwide controversy surrounding your election of me as bishop, have been a constant strain
The primary stumbling block between us is the fact that I am gay and Mitt is a Mormon. I know where his heart lies. I couldn't possibly vote for someone who might govern for his religion first and will never support my right to enjoy the freedoms that everyone in our country wishes for.
Then, after 13 years of marriage, with his 40th birthday looming, Robinson once again began having doubts about his sexuality
Zach Wahls To Co-Chair 'Outspoken Generation,' Gay Parents' Initiative For Adult Children, With Ella Robinson
Take a look at Wahls' original speech, along with other LGBT-relevant viral videos, below: "A family is a group of people
Faithful America said that Perkins has a "long history of extreme, hateful rhetoric against gays and lesbians." The petition
Cynthia Nixon's comments about her love life might have ignited a media firestorm this week, but now, more upbeat news about
Rick Perry would be pathetic, if he weren't so infuriating. In an effort to revive a sinking political campaign, Gov. Perry
Rezwan Ferdaus Arrest Affidavit READ THE ARREST AFFIDAVIT: (ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW) "There is absolutely no way this guy