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Ugandan Archbishop Stands Up For LGBT People

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 18
An archbishop in Uganda is speaking up for LGBT people as the country enters the next chapter with its highly controversial anti-gay law.

’Christian’ Logic: Anti-Discrimination = Bullying

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | May 2
It’s opposite day all year ’round in Mississippi, where a Christian anti-gay activist is calling a campaign against discrimination "bullying."

Evangelical Charity To Hire Married Gay Christians

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Mar 25
The prominent Christian relief agency World Vision said Monday it will hire Christians who are in same-sex marriages, a dramatic policy change on one of the most divisive social issues facing religious groups.

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

HIV/AIDS | By Michael Cox | Jan 17
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

Retired Episcopal Bishop Otis Charles Dies

LOCAL | By Cynthia Laird | Jan 6
The Rt. Reverend Edgar Otis Charles, a former Episcopal bishop in Utah who after retirement came out as gay and moved to San Francisco, where he was active in the marriage equality movement, died Thursday, December 26. He was 87.

College Student’s ’God is Gay’ Slam Poetry Vid Goes Viral

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 31
A video of a slam poetry performance titled "God is Gay" by a student from the University of North Carolina has gone viral.

Pa. Pastors to Defy Church, Perform Gay Marriage

A group of Methodist ministers will jointly officiate the marriage of a same-sex couple - in violation of church doctrine - to show solidarity with a colleague facing possible dismissal for presiding at his gay son’s wedding.

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.

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.

Gay, Evangelical and Seeking Acceptance in Church

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Jun 30
Evangelicals are being challenged to change their views of gays and lesbians, and the pressure isn’t coming from the gay rights movement or watershed court rulings.

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