The Rev. James Martin’s latest book calls for a dialogue with LGBT Catholics. His critics called him everything from “heretic” to “pansified.”
For years, I cared what anti-gay Christians thought about me. Deeply. I spent countless hours arguing the finer points of scriptural history and interpretation with them – especially the "clobber passages" – those six or seven passages that they claim unequivocally condemn homosexuality. I cared so
Brigham Young University-Idaho confirmed she won't be returning but declined to give a reason.
A lesbian woman who is frustrated by the lack of homosexual-friendly material available in Christian bookstores has created what she describes as “the first LGBT Bible app,” featuring resources that celebrate homosexuality and do not condemn same-sex sexual behavior as being sinful.
The mosque will be called Masjid al-Nisa’ (The Women’s Mosque) and will allow female imams.
As Pride Month is celebrated across the country, a massive new survey finds no major religious group expresses majority support for allowing small businesses to refuse service to gay or lesbian people on religious grounds. The survey also finds increasing evidence of an emerging consensus on LGBT rights, with majorities of young Republicans and young white evangelicals (age 18-29) now supporting same-sex marriage.
There is no group more marginalized in the Catholic church today than the LGBTQ community. Even in death they remained invisible.
Barclay, a transgender person who identifies as neither male nor female and thus uses the pronoun "they," was commissioned on Sunday as the first non-binary member of the clergy in the United Methodist Church.
A few years ago, the idea of a “celebrity Jesuit” would have puzzled most Americans. That was not only before the election of the first Jesuit pope, but also before Fr. James Martin began appearing on The Colbert Report, and before his books on saints, spirituality and prayer ascended the best-selle
Stories of LGBT+ Adventists and their families have caught the attention of major news organizations, pointing both to the power of the stories an
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
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.
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
A commission is considering the church’s governing document, which prohibits same-sex marriage and the ordination of gay clergy.
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