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News May, 28, 2013
Violence Should Be A Concern For The United Methodist Church

As discussions about marriage equality, inclusive Scouting, and LGBT ordination loom as annual (regional) conferences of The United Methodist Church begin to gather across the United States, the past week has shown the pervasive, violent nature of homophobia and heterosexism in the nation’s largest city.

News Apr, 24, 2013
Boy Scouts Should Welcome All

After reviewing the Membership Standards Resolution published on Friday by the National Executive Committee of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), More Light Presbyterians calls on the BSA to end homophobia in scouting by welcoming both youth members and adult leaders in the future policy.

News Apr, 11, 2013
If The Catholic Church Is Serious About Welcoming Gays...

In an Easter morning appearance on ABC’s “This Week,” Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the archbishop of New York, spoke words that some gay and lesbian Catholics thought they might never hear.

News Apr, 10, 2013
Gay Evangelical Christians Lift up Rick and Kay Warren in Prayer

On Friday night, April 5, twenty seven year old Matthew Warren, son of Pastor Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church took his own life. Suicide is always a tragedy as so many lives are impacted.

News Apr, 01, 2013
The Catholic Activists Behind The Supreme Court DOMA Fight

Millions who watched the news Wednesday undoubtedly saw photos of Edie Windsor walking into the Supreme Court with her lawyer, Roberta Kaplan, prepared to challenge the injustices that the Defense of Marriage Act have levied against gay and lesbian couples since it was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1996.

News Mar, 22, 2013
Interview: Why Rob Bell Supports Gay Marriage

Evangelical pastor Rob Bell created a splash earlier this week when he came out in favor of gay marriage. Following is an excerpted interview with Bell about his decision:

News Mar, 05, 2013
Religious Leaders Call For DOMA, Prop 8 To Be Struck Down

In addition to the 278 companies, city governments, law firms, political leaders of both parties, and now even President Obama, an unprecedented number of faith organizations have filed amicus curiae for marriage equality.

News Feb, 26, 2013
Gay Americans Pay More Taxes For Fewer Rights

That nine states and the District of Columbia have legalized same-sex marriage is encouraging progress for those of us who believe that everyone deserves to have basic civil rights. But, even if every state in the country could pass a similar legislation, it would not be enough. What we need is for our federal government to step up and make this basic right a law of the land.

News Feb, 25, 2013
Nurse Challenges Catholic Archbishop's Gay Marriage Stance

After listening to a letter by the Archbishop of Westminster urging members of her Catholic church to write their MP requesting they "vote against the government’s proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriage," a 65-year-old former nurse from Northern England felt called to action.

News Feb, 22, 2013
Marriage Equality Is A Conservative Cause

The party of Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan has now lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections. The marketplace of ideas will render us irrelevant, and soon, if we are not honest about our time and place in history. Unfortunately, much of the discussion has focused on cosmetic solutions to, say, our underperformance among ethnic and young voters.