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U.S. Pastor Supportive of LGBT Rights Ordered to Leave Russia

Jul 10
An American pastor who supports LGBT rights has been detained in Russia and ordered to leave the country.

Ugandan Archbishop Stands Up For LGBT People

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

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

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

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

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

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

Oct 21
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

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

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.

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