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Religious groups – including some Christian denominations – differ in their views regarding homosexuality, lesbianism, Bisexuality and/or Transgenderism.
This news archive is meant as a non-judgmental collection of news stories on religious aspects related to these lifestyles.
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The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement
has expressed 'dismay'
at the decision of the Crown Nominations Commission to block the appointment of Dr Jeffrey John
, as Bishop of Southwark.
Rev Sharon Ferguson, Chief Executive of the Lesbian …
Members of the Crown Nominations Commission, which includes Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, rejected calls for Dr Jeffrey John to be made the next Bishop of Southwark.
The Church of England may be on the verge of promoting a gay priest to bishop, a step that would widen the split over sexuality in the global Anglican Communion.
If that happens, it would appear to …
Spain, which has become a world leader in gay rights in recent years, is to get its first gay Christian church to celebrate marriages between same-sex couples, a news report said Sunday.
The US-based Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC) is …
Britain's government is considering letting same-sex couples include religious elements
in civil partnership ceremonies.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered
Christians are planning an organised and visible presence
at the upcoming Pride march
through the streets of London this weekend.
"Many LGBT people have a deep faith and a clear desire …
An ideologically split Supreme Court
ruled Monday that a law school can legally deny recognition to a Christian student group that won't let gays
join, with one justice saying that the First Amendment does not require a public university …
The Twin Cities Pride Festival cannot prevent
an evangelical Christian
from passing out Bibles and discussing his views against homosexuality at this weekend's event, a federal judge ruled
Twin Cities Pride argued that its rights should …
Organizers of a gay pride festival
in Minnesota have asked
for a court order barring evangelist Brian Johnson from distributing Christian literature construed as anti-gay.
The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board refused to bar Johnson from handing out …
While the LDS church did all it could to make sure Prop 8 passed, one group of Mormons worked for LGBT rights.
In many religious circles, the repeal of the military’s ban on openly gay members is considered practically a done deal. But Southern Baptists, who have many more active-duty military chaplains than any other denomination, are not giving up without a …
Monday January 4, 2010
Last March, three American evangelical Christians, whose teachings about “curing” homosexuals have been widely discredited in the United States, arrived in Uganda to give a series of talks.
In most Islamic countries, gay men and women are ostracized, persecuted and in some cases even murdered. Repressive regimes are often fanning the flames of hatred in a …
Tuesday March 24, 2009
A gay couple is suing the Christian owners of a Cornish hotel for discrimination after being denied access to a double bed.
The owners …
Thursday January 29, 2009
After a Lutheran school expelled two 16-year-old girls for having "a bond of intimacy" that was "characteristic of a lesbian
relationship," the girls sued
, contending the school had violated …
Monday December 22, 2008
Amsterdam played host Sunday to a Christmas celebration for its gay community that featured a Nativity tableau with a man in drag playing the …
Aliyah Bacchus is a Muslim who left an arranged marriage in Queens, N.Y., before coming to understand her sexuality as a lesbian. Before heading off to a new …
Friday December 12, 2008
An outspoken and polarizing voice in conservative Christian politics resigned effective Thursday from the National Association of Evangelicals
after a radio interview in which he voiced support …
A couple thousand people gathered outside the Capitol in Sacramento this afternoon to rally for the legalization of same-sex marriages just days after voters imposed …