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Pope Francis Says Church Should Apologize For Discriminating Against Gays, Ask For Forgiveness
He recalled Church teachings that homosexuals "should not be discriminated against. They should be respected, accompanied pastorally."
The Future of Faith From a Trans-Man's Perspective
Taj M. Smith
I take our "come as you are" philosophy very seriously, showing up every Sunday as I am. A little bit rock and roll, and every bit as transgender as I was the day before.
Pastor John Makokha Welcomes Persecuted LGBT Community To His Church In Kenya
By Religion News Service, Religion News Service
Kenya has not gone as far as Uganda and Nigeria, countries that have recently adopted harsh legislation outlawing homosexuality
Bringing It Back to the One
Executive Director, Faith In America
We've become afraid of having questions and asking questions. We've become afraid of doubt and, in its essence; we've become afraid of Present Truth.
Soul Seeing: A New Paradigm for Pro-Queer Faith Communities
John Russell Stanger
Executive Director, Parity
Queer-loving congregations need a new posture rooted in mutuality, honoring both the queer people seeking faith communities and the congregations that will bless and be blessed by them. Serbian performance artist Marina Abramović offers a glimpse of this.
Scarier Than Westboro Baptist: Confronting Quiet Anti-Gay Rhetoric at Church
Rev. Emily C. Heath
Christian minister and social commentator
In the wake of the recent shooting in Newtown, the Westboro Baptist Church, perennial anti-gay provocateurs, reached a new
Breaking iPads and Breaking Faith
Adam Kirk Edgerton
Ph.D. Student, Education Policy, University of Pennsylvania GSE
I tried to hang on to church. I went to some progressive churches but no longer felt home in those bittersweet sanctuaries. I had this intense feeling of physical discomfort, as if everyone were watching me, as if everyone
THE WORLD POST
House Of Rainbow, Nigeria Gay Church, Is Reborn Amid A Climate Of Fear
When Ade's aunt learned he was gay, the then 16-year-old Nigerian was made to go through an exorcism to expel "the demon
Gay Conversion: The Religious Right's Violent Bully Pulpit
Founder, Truth Wins Out
No matter how many millions of dollars religious organizations squander on this fatal fantasy, or how loudly they preach this destructive lie, there is no evidence that one can pray away the gay.
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