We give thanks to God that this is a new day in the Presbyterian Church (USA). The passage of the 219th General Assembly's Ordination Amendment 10-A last year, now G-2.0104 in our Book of Order, allows for the ordination of qualified LGBT candidates for ministry. Qualifications for ministry focus once again on faith and character rather than sexual orientation or marital status.
Where are the pro-LGBT religious voices?
Equally Blessed, a coalition of four Catholic justice organizations, today called on the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, to publicly disassociate themselves and their organizations from the National Organization for Marriage (NOM).
A coalition of religious and secular organizations advocating to end the harm caused to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth by religion-based bigotry met Wednesday in a historic meeting with the president of the Southern Baptist Convention in Phoenix, Ariz.
In the wake of Sojourners’ decision to not accept LGBT-affirming ads from Believe Out Loud, there have been some 75 news reports and blogs written about the
In Minneapolis, Minn., May 10, 2011, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) crossed an historic threshold as Presbyterians in the Twin Cities area voted to eliminate all official barriers to the ordination of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people as ministers and lay leaders in their 2.4 million member denomination.