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Report: Zero Out of 100 Megachurches LGBTQ Affirming

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 5
Shopping for a house of worship to call your own? It might save you time and anguish to determine right off whether you will be welcome at the church you're considering.

Church Tells Gay Men to Starve Themselves to Turn Straight

By Colton Wooten | Aug 20
The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry in Liverpool, England, claims to offer a program designed to cure men and women of their homosexuality through fasting, the Liverpool Echo reports.

Broward Schools to Host Church Accused of Bigotry

By Michael d'Oliveira | Aug 20
A contract between Broward County Public Schools and Celebration Church Fort Lauderdale has some members of the LGBT community accusing school officials of sheltering bigotry.

Charlotte Teacher Sues After Being Fired for Same-Sex Marriage

By Maria Dominguez | Feb 4
Lonnie Billard filed suit against the Charlotte Catholic High School who fired him once his marriage plans were made public on a Facebook post.

'Great Wall of Love' Blockade of Westboro Baptist Church Planned in Philly

Jul 25
The hate group Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) has announced a protest against the Mazzoni Center's Transgender Health Clinic at 809 Locust St., to be held on July 26, 2016.

Vatican Family Synod Takes New Twist With Disputed Letter

By Nicole Winfield | Oct 13
Pope Francis' divisive meeting on family issues took another controversial twist Monday with revelations that several conservative cardinals wrote to the pontiff expressing serious concerns.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Won't Be Called 'Anti-Gay'

By Bobby McGuire | Feb 17
What do you call someone who writes a book claiming that the Nazi party was founded in a gay bar then brags about influencing foreign governments to adopt laws criminalizing homosexuality?

NC Congregation Indicted for Allegedly Kidnapping, Beating Man to Rid Him of 'Gay Demons'

By Jason St. Amand | Dec 12
Members of a church in North Carolina allegedly kidnapped and beat a fellow churchgoer last year because he's gay, hoping the attack would "rid him of homosexual demons."

Hallelujah! He's Gay No More! (He Was Also Reportedly Arrested for Fraud, But Whatever)

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 16
A video of a man claiming to have been "delivered" from same-sex desires has lit up the Internet, displeasing the church and triggering waves of laughter from those who made the clip a viral hit.

Bishops Scrap Welcome to Gays in Sign of Split

By Nicole Winfield and Daniela Petroff | Oct 19
Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families.

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