Via Washington Blade
The Democratic Party platform drafting committee approved on Sunday language endorsing same-sex marriage in addition to other pro-LGBT positions as part of the Democratic Party platform, according to two sources familiar with the drafting process.
A new poll has good news for marriage equality in Maryland, with a growing majority of state voters saying they would vote in November to uphold a state law legalizing same-sex marriage. Perhaps just as significantly, support among African-Americans voters has gone up in the past six months.
Via Associated Press
A long-serving Air Force chaplain has left the Southern Baptist Convention after the conservative denomination publicly questioned his attendance at a same-sex civil union ceremony at his base in New Jersey.
Being gay is not a sin. You can ask Matthew Vines about this in person next week at a special event cosponsored by Believe Out Loud, GLAAD and Marble Collegiate Church.
By Matt Comer, qnotes
Protesters and street preachers with the anti-gay and anti-choice Operation Save America were outnumbered last weekend by peaceful supporters at three churches’ worship services in Concord, N.C., a suburb minutes outside of Charlotte.