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LGBT Affirmation and the Evangelical Church

On The Huffington Post, Heidi Hall authors an article about the beginnings of a shift in attitudes toward affirming the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) members of the Evangelical Church. A change which Hall notes is due in part … Continue reading

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Social Media as a Tool to Tell Our Story, and Change Hearts and Minds

A Huffington Post article highlights how social media has helped to bring out a change in attitude, if not doctrine, within the Mormon faith: The phrase ‘gay Mormon’ was not part of our vocabulary prior to 2011,” said the evening’s organizer, … Continue reading

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Vatican-Condemned Gay Kiss Photo Series Get Exhibition in New York

From The Huffington Post: A stunning yet Vatican-condemned photo series featuring same-sex couples in passionate embraces inside Roman Catholic churches will get a new life in New York. The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay & Lesbian Art will display Rome-based artist … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Cokie Roberts Clarifies Gay People and Sinners

Robert’s comment comes at the 10:00 minute mark, but start at 9:15 to get the full effect. Classy rebuttal from a classy lady.

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Us Vs. Them: An Op-Ed on the Gay Rights Drama

From Canada’s Montreal Gazette comes an op-ed by a Jillian on the drama of gay rights and equality. Jillian frames the commentary in a protagonist vs. antagonist style. Within this examination, Jillian asks what is the motivation behind fundamentalist, religious … Continue reading

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Isn’t the Bible’s Dress Code Being Naked?

The blog Joe. My. God. is reporting on the story of elementary school student Sunny Kahle, who had a letter sent home because she dressed too much like a boy. From the blog post: Elementary principal Becky Bowman sent home … Continue reading

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Religious Support for LGBTs: 10 Pro-LGBT Religious Women You Should Know

From advocate.com comes an op-ed of the ’10 Pro-LGBT Religious Women You Should Know’ Reverend Dr. Christine Wiley is co-pastor of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, the first traditionally black church in the District of Columbia to perform same-sex … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty Used to SUPPORT Gay Men’s Chorus

Instinct Magazine is reporting that the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles has a new home; the  First Congregational Church of Los Angeles: “I am thrilled to welcome the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles to First Congregational Church,” stated … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Conservative Jews Approve Gay Marriage Ceremonies

While there is a lot of focus today on embracing religious freedom as a way to still discriminate against gays, Fox News brings us the below positive religious freedom development: The Conservative branch of American Judaism has formally approved same-sex  … Continue reading

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Archdiocese of Washington apologizes for denying Communion to lesbian at her mother’s funeral

The below is an example of how outlandish and harmful anti-gay sentiment can be. Reposted from The Washington Post: WASHINGTON — The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has apologized to a woman who was denied Holy Communion at her mother’s … Continue reading

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