Faith in America

Faith in America

Illinois Pastors Sue to Perform Conversion Therapy, Harm LGBT Youth

Faith and Religion
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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Christians Should Apologize for Poor Treatment of Gays, Pope Says

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Faith and Religion
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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Lea DeLaria to Host Ali Forney Center’s ‘A Place at the Table’ Fundraiser

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This year’s event will be hosted by Lea DeLaria from the award winning Netflix series Orange is the New Black. ...
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Short Film on LGBT Homelessness Released to Coincide with Papal Visit

Faith and Religion
Faith in America will release a short film entitled "Not a Sin" in anticipation of the Papal visit to the U.S. and the upcoming Presidential primaries. ...
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Judith Light’s ‘Wonderful’ Return to Broadway

Tony Award winner and Transparent actress Judith Light has just taken on a new role on Broadway. The former Who’s the Boss? gay icon will be reading during an invitation-only presentation of Wonderful – A New Play on February 26.
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Judith Light has just taken on a new role on Broadway. The gay icon will read during an invitation-only presentation of Wonderful – A New Play on Feb. 26. ...
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North Carolina Church Members Indicted on Felony Kidnapping, Assault of Gay Man

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Two years after Matthew Fenner claimed his former church group in berated him for being gay, five members have been indicted for kidnapping and assault. ...
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Lesbian Teacher Tests Eastside Catholic Rules

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A lesbian drama teacher wore her engagement ring to work at the high school in Sammamish, Washington, as a tribute to Mark Zmuda who was fired on December 20. ...
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Lesbian Ministers Marry in United Methodist Church

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Though it violates the United Methodist Church law, two ministers exchanged vows in Seattle, Washington earlier this month. ...
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IN Catholic Bishops Vocally Disapprove of Same-Sex Marriage

Faith and Religion
The Indiana General Assembly is getting ready to consider the proposed constitutional amendment that would ban gay marriage in the state, and on December 4, the bishops gave their opinion. ...
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Methodist Pastor Vows to Change the Church

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Reverend Frank Schaefer, who officiated his gay son’s wedding, is being asked to give up his religious credentials. However, Schaefer said he wants to stay with the church as a voice for change. ...
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