Trump's Fear and Loathing Won't Silence The Nation's Sole LGBT Muslim Organization

Trump's Fear and Loathing Won't Silence The Nation's Sole LGBT Muslim Organization


In the days of the Trumpian order, American LGBT Muslims, a minority within minorities, find themselves especially vulnerable to the forces of racism, homophobia, and Islamophobia. As a member of this minority community myself, I can say that the burgeoning manifestations of these forms of hatred—fr

Readers React: Dispute Over Gay Clergy

Readers React: Dispute Over Gay Clergy


The high court of the United Methodist Church admonished segments of the denomination for allowing clergy and a bishop who are openly gay, further splintering the church.

Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop

Methodist court takes up challenge to election of gay bishop


The highest court in the United Methodist Church considered Tuesday whether to invalidate the election of the denomination's first openly gay bishop, amid a struggl

Could LGBT debate split Methodists? Some say it’s already happening

Could LGBT debate split Methodists? Some say it’s already happening


A commission is considering the church’s governing document, which prohibits same-sex marriage and the ordination of gay clergy.

Being Queer, Feeling Muslim: Lia Darjes documents gay people and their religion

Being Queer, Feeling Muslim: Lia Darjes documents gay people and their religion


Queer Muslims who are seeking a safe space to pray, asking the question: am I a sinner or not? Imams identifying as feminists; transgender people wh

On Ash Wednesday, ashes to go — with a little extra sparkle for LGBT Christians

On Ash Wednesday, ashes to go — with a little extra sparkle for LGBT Christians


The glitter ashes are meant to represent the inclusion of LGBT people in Christianity.

Mexico City's Church of Reconciliation home for LGBT

Mexico City's Church of Reconciliation home for LGBT


Although most Catholic Mexicans remain conservative, many are becoming more accepting of the LGBT community.