Detroit, MI – Today, the 221st General Assembly of the nearly two million member Presbyterian Church (USA) made history as it affirmed the marriages of same-sex couples.
The Assembly voted 429 to 175 to update the language about marriage from a "man and a woman" to "two persons" in the PC(USA) constitution.
The granddaughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps further distanced herself from her family’s anti-gay legacy this week by posing for the NOH8 campaign. Libby Phelps-Alvarez made headlines when she left the Westboro Baptist Church…
While 57% of Catholics now support the freedom to marry and many Catholic leaders, including Pope Francis, have made affirming statements about LGBT people, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone is planning to march alongside some of the most hateful anti-LGBT extremists in the nation at the National Organization for Marriage’s (NOM) rally in Washington, D.C. on June 19, 2014.
President Barack Obama has issued a proclamation declaring June 2014 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.
The General Synod of the United Church of Christ (UCC) filed a lawsuit today in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, arguing that North Carolina laws defining and regulating marriage as being between a man and woman restrict UCC ministers from performing their religious duties and are unconstitutional.
Despite their denomination's policy against gays and lesbians, people of faith from all over California and neighboring states will be celebrating a "Season of Love" this coming May—a call for acts of love and support for full inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people in The United Methodist Church.