A majority of Americans say they support legally recognizing same-sex marriage amid growing evidence that the public's become more comfortable with gays and lesbians, according to a new national poll.
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More Light Presbyterians gives thanks for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling refusing to consider a prior ruling that struck down Proposition 8. The ruling had found Proposition 8 unconstitutional because it denied LGBT couples the right to marry. The case is expected to be appealed to the United States Supreme Court.
By Todd Erzen, Des Moines Register
Hundreds of Iowa Methodists signed protest documents at their annual conference Sunday declaring they are prepared to buck the leadership of their church on matters concerning gays and gay marriage.
By Julia Lyon, The Salt Lake Tribune
Before the drag queens in heels danced across Main Street, more than 300 members of the LDS Church left Utah Gay Pride Parade spectators in tears Sunday morning. One Mormon father turned to the crowd and thanked people for forgiving him.
By John Peragine
NEWTON, N.C., May 27 (Reuters) - More than 1,000 people on Sunday protested a small-town North Carolina Baptist minister's sermon calling for gays and lesbians to be locked up behind an electric fence, a fire-and-brimstone speech viewed hundreds of thousands of times on the Internet since given two weeks ago.
By Francis DeBernardo, New Ways Ministry
President Obama's recent announcement supporting same-sex marriage continues to draw mixed reaction from the African-American community. Several black ministers throughout the country have threatened to vote Republican - or not at all - in November.