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Gay Pastor Installed at Fort Lauderdale UCC Church

RELIGION | By John McDonald | Jul 22
Reverend Patrick Rogers wants you to come back to the church. A gay man, Rogers has experienced persecution by people using Christianity to justify their intolerance of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

In SF, Students, Parents Speak Out Against Archbishop's 'Morality' Clauses

RELIGION | Mar 21
About 500 people gathered Monday at the University of San Francisco to discuss recent proposals that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has unveiled that many say would alter education of students.

Mary Lambert Spills 'Secrets' With New Single and CD

CULTURE | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 31
In her newly released single "Secrets," Lambert sings about her bipolar disorder, her highly dysfunctional family, and other "secrets" which she chooses to reveal. But first, an interview...

Gay Asian Christians Seek Greater Acceptance

RELIGION | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 22
Often invisible in their Christian churches, LGBT Asian Americans are increasingly speaking out in order to be seen and heard.

Gay? Mormon? Affirmation Can Help

CULTURE | By Christiana Lilly | Apr 20
As a junior at Brigham Young University, John Gustav-Wrathall was struggling with his sexuality, he was suicidal, and devastated over the idea of leaving behind the Mormon church that had been his entire life.

’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.

With Resignation of Pope, LGBTs Hope for True Dialogue on Rights

RELIGION | By Andrew Clark | Feb 25
With the unexpected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, some in the LGBT community expressed the hope that the Church would engage in a meaningful conversation about LGBT rights. Others aren’t as optimistic.

Methodists to Offer Marriage Celebrations to Same-Sex Families

RELIGION | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 21
Nearly a thousand United Methodists are ready to defy their denomination and offer marriage ceremonies to same-sex couples in the name of love and family parity.

Presbyterian Church in Wis. to Ordain 1st Openly Gay Minister

RELIGION | By Dinesh Ramde | Oct 9
More than two decades after Scott Anderson told his California congregation that he was gay and therefore must resign as its pastor, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A) is preparing to welcome him back with mostly open arms.

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