Topics :: GLBT people of faith

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The Call to Serve :: LGBTQ Religious Leaders' Challenges, Rewards

By Maria Dominguez | Dec 11
Past decades have seen an ever-increasing number of faith leaders and even new faith traditions born on the principles of equality and universal love.

Lesbian Methodist Minister Charts Road Ahead

By Brian Bromberger | Aug 14
Karen Oliveto was preparing to move to Denver to assume her new duties as a bishop in the United Methodist Church when she thought about her new calling.

Gay Rector to Lead San Leandro Episcopal Church

By Jason Hanasik | Jan 10
When Father Justin Cannon begins his tenure as rector at San Leandro All Saints Episcopal Church this month, he will, at 31, be one of the youngest senior pastors in the Episcopal Church. And that's not the only distinction he bears.

Religious Americans Keeping the Faith, But Changing with Time

By Rachel Zoll | Nov 3
The survey also found nearly every major religion was notably more accepting of same-sex relationships, including among groups that have been most vocally opposed to gay marriage.

An Invite to Pope Francis to Meet U.S. LGBT Catholic Families

By Mark Segal | Aug 9
"Your Holiness: I'm sorry to tell you that, while you have been fostering an atmosphere of dialogue, tolerance and pastoral understanding, all is not well with your family here..."

Gay Pastor Installed at Fort Lauderdale UCC Church

By John McDonald | Jul 22
Reverend Patrick Rogers wants you to come back to the church. A gay man, Rogers has experienced persecution by people using Christianity to justify their intolerance of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.

In SF, Students, Parents Speak Out Against Archbishop's 'Morality' Clauses

Mar 21
About 500 people gathered Monday at the University of San Francisco to discuss recent proposals that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has unveiled that many say would alter education of students.

Mary Lambert Spills 'Secrets' With New Single and CD

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 31
In her newly released single "Secrets," Lambert sings about her bipolar disorder, her highly dysfunctional family, and other "secrets" which she chooses to reveal. But first, an interview...

Gay Asian Christians Seek Greater Acceptance

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 22
Often invisible in their Christian churches, LGBT Asian Americans are increasingly speaking out in order to be seen and heard.

Gay? Mormon? Affirmation Can Help

By Christiana Lilly | Apr 20
As a junior at Brigham Young University, John Gustav-Wrathall was struggling with his sexuality, he was suicidal, and devastated over the idea of leaving behind the Mormon church that had been his entire life.

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