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Televangelist Joel Osteen: God Accepts Gays

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 4
Joel Osteen, one of the most popular televangelists in America, was recently interview by Huffington Post Live and told the publication that God is accepting of gays.

Christians Gather in Kansas to Discuss Homosexuality

RELIGION | By Maria Sudekum | Sep 20
A Kansas man whose online lecture about the Bible and same-sex relationships gained attention has gathered about 50 Christians from around the country to delve into his belief that the Scriptures do not condemn homosexuality as a sexual orientation.

’NALT’ Platform Launched for Christians to Speak Out in Favor of LGBT Equality

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 5
Inspired by Dan Savage’s "It Gets Better" project, the NALT (Not All Like That) Christians Project was launched yesterday to give Christians an opportunity to stand up and show their support for their LGBT friends and family.

Using Grindr to Hook Up with the Lord

PERSONAL TECH | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 23
An openly gay youth minister in Tennessee is reaching out to gay men through his Grindr account to invite them to his progressive lgbt-inclusive church.

Christian Org Backs Collins, Wants ESPN Reporter Suspended

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | May 2
A Christian group has launched a petition against an ESPN writer who slammed Jason Collins for coming out and being Christian. Meanwhile, the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage has applauded the reporter.

Pro-Gay Catholic Bishop Walter Sullivan Dies

RELIGION | Dec 12
Former Bishop Walter F. Sullivan, a progressive leader in the U.S. Roman Catholic church who welcomed the LGBT community into his churches and the longest-serving head of the Richmond diocese, died Tuesday. He was 84.

Minn. Teen Denied Confirmation, Family Refused Communion Over Marriage Equality Support

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 16
A priest from Minnesota refused to confirm a 17-year-old because he posted a pro marriage-equality photo & message on Facebook.

What’s Missing From Pro-Gay Marriage TV Ads? Gays

NATIONAL | By Patrick Condon | Sep 27
A series of TV ads that promote LGBT rights feature straight married couples but gay men and women are absent from the commercials.

Anti-Gay Christian Writes Book After Living as a Gay Man for a Year

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 20
A straight Christian man, who used to identify as a homophobe, from Nashville wrote a book after living life as a gay man for a year.

Episcopal Bishop Who Ordained Gay Man Dies at 87

RELIGION | Sep 13
Retired Episcopal Bishop Walter C. Righter, an early defender of gay rights in the church who was accused of heresy when he ordained a gay deacon in 1990, has died.

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