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News Jul, 06, 2012
National Gathering Celebrates 40 Years Of LGBT Advocacy In The UCC

The UCC Coalition for LGBT Concerns celebrated the 40th anniversary of LGBT ministry and advocacy in the United Church of Christ and welcomed Open and Affirming (ONA) congregation #1,000--Pillar of Love Fellowship in Chicago. Administered by the Coalition, ONA is the largest and fastest-growing LGBT-welcoming-church movement in the world.  

News Jul, 05, 2012
NW Methodists Endorse Same-Sex Marriage


The United Methodist Church in the Northwest, at odds with its parent denomination, has endorsed Referendum 74 and called on voters to make Washington the nation’s seventh state to enact same-sex marriage.

News Jul, 05, 2012
General Assembly Committee Approves Marriage Equality Amendment

By More Light Presbyterians

Pittsburgh, PA: A historic moment happened last night in the Civil Union and Marriage Committee at the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA). The General Assembly Committee approved a marriage equality overture.

News Jul, 02, 2012
Could Gay Marriage Debate Drive Young Christians From Church?

As the battle over gay marriage heats up in this election year, one evangelical Christian writer is calling for a truce, fearing that the outspoken opposition to gay marriage among some church leaders could alienate an entire generation of religious youth.

News Jul, 02, 2012
Bishop Gene Robinson's Keynote Address at MLP Dinner

Bishop Gene Robinson, Diocese of New Hampshire, addressed over 300 people at the National MLP Celebration Dinner in Pittsburgh, PA. “So the real question for your church and mine is this,” he said, “If you’re not in trouble for the gospel you preach, is it really the gospel?”

News Jun, 26, 2012
Pride Bridges The Ages As Parade & Festival Shine Brightly In Cleveland

By Jeff Woodard, UCC

Smiles on the faces of same-gender couples representing a variety of generations walked hand in hand, beaming as brightly as the summer sun above, during a boldly colorful display of diversity June 23 at the 24th annual LGBT Pride Parade and Festival in Cleveland, Ohio.

News Jun, 23, 2012
Desmond Tutu: A Rock Star For Equal Rights


Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, key player in bringing down South Africa’s apartheid system, might invite comparison with a variety of figures — Martin Luther King, perhaps, or Frederick Douglass. But Lady Gaga?

News Jun, 22, 2012
Jesus vs Hateful Anti-Gay Pastors Mashup (VIDEO)


Watch what happens when you put Jesus' Sermon On The Mount against the recent rash of anti-gay pastors.

Watch Video here.

News Jun, 22, 2012
LGBT & Affirming Faith Communities Prominent In Chicago Pride Parade

Chicago area LGBT-affirming faith groups are slated to be one of the lead contingents in the 2012 Pride Parade taking place on Sunday, June 24.  The Pride Parade organizers agreed to a request from the Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches (CCWC) and Dignity/Chicago

News Jun, 22, 2012
Standing On The Side Of Love

By More Light Presbyterians

The Christian Post interviewed Michael Adee, MLP's Executive Director & Field Organizer, about marriage equality overtures at the upcoming 220th General Assembly. "I hope and pray that the General Assembly meeting soon in Pittsburgh will stand on the side of love and the right side of history."