Faith and Religion

Faith and Religion

Gibraltar/St. Michael's Cave/Lonely Planet

Gibraltar Votes Unanimously to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

The Civil Marriage Amendment Bill 2016 was passed unanimously by the government in Gibraltar on October 26, 2016. ...
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Gay Mormons Take Center Stage at TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival

Gay Mormons are front and center in the final chapter of Jon Garcia’s hit film trilogy The Falls, premiering at TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival Six years after ...
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Illinois Pastors Sue to Perform Conversion Therapy, Harm LGBT Youth

The lawsuit filed aims to exclude clergy from the ban on conversion therapy. Of course, the majority, if not all, conversion therapy comes from religious communities. ...
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United Methodists Make History by Electing First Openly Lesbian Bishop

Rev. Oliveto will lead the church as the denomination’s first openly gay bishop despite the ongoing policies forbidding ordination of “self-avowed practicing homosexuals.” ...
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Christian Mingle/Funny or Die

Christian Mingle Adds Gay, Lesbian Options for Finding Matches

Christian Mingle and its parent company Spark Networks agreed to update its websites within two years to be more inclusive. ...
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Pope Francis/Paul Haring Catholic News Service

Christians Should Apologize for Poor Treatment of Gays, Pope Says

Pope Francis told the press Sunday that the Catholic Church should seek forgiveness for how it has treated the LGBT community in the past. ...
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PayPal Withdraws Plan for Charlotte Expansion, 400 Jobs to Move Elsewhere

Two weeks ago, PayPal announced plans to open a new global operations center in Charlotte and employ over 400 people in skilled jobs. ...
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Rev. James David Manning

LGBT Group Raises 200K to Purchase Anti-LGBT Harlem Church, Build Housing for Homeless Youth

Less than two weeks after an anti-gay church announced its forclosure, $200,000 was raised toward buying the building to provide housing for LGBT homeless youth in Harlem. ...
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Reverend Tutu and Professor van Furth. Photo: Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

Daughter of Desmond Tutu Marries Longtime Girlfriend in the Netherlands

The daughter of the former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town married her longtime girlfriend December 30. ...
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New Mexico Rings in the New Year with Anti-LGBT ‘Religious Freedom’ Bill

The New Mexico "religious freedom" bill would allow all businesses of all sizes to discriminate against the LGBT community because of religion. ...
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