BERLIN (Reuters) Nasser El-Ahmad said his Muslim father vowed to slit his throat and his uncle threatened to burn him after dousing him with gas because they could not allow him to be gay.
Articles tagged “gay”
(RNS) Steve Drain, spokesman for Westboro Baptist Church, says the intersection of 12th and Orleans streets is “the epicenter of the moral struggle of the covenant.”
(RNS) With “ex-gay” ministries falling out of favor — even by their biggest proponents — many Christians are encouraging gays and lesbians to adopt a life of celibacy instead, without ever trying to change their sexual orientation.
(RNS) After years of denials and lyrics that obscure the issue, Neon Trees’ frontman Tyler Glenn declared proudly that he is gay — and still a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
FALLS VILLAGE, Conn. (RNS) Nehirim, which develops programs, campus events, and advocacy work for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Jewish community, began hosting retreats at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center as a way for gay Jews to celebrate their dual identities.
(RNS) How did a story like Michael Sam’s coming out fail to be reported on a campus known for having one of the top journalism schools in the world? Because, in the minds of the students at the University of Missouri, being gay is no big deal.
(RNS) American Jews say they face discrimination in the U.S., but they see Muslims, gays and blacks facing far more.
The Boy Scouts of America has long argued that homosexuality is incompatible with its basic principles. As a private organization, its right to exclude gays was upheld by the Supreme Court a decade ago.
NEWARK, N.J. (RNS) I used to think Gov. Jim McGreevey was one of the most disingenuous phonies I had ever met. But his recent redemption after a public fall from grace is the real deal.