(WASHINGTON) The Obama administration came out forcefully Thursday against California’s ban on same-sex marriage and, by extension, implicated similar bans in 37 other states.
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(RNS) The bios of the musicians who make up Micah’s Rule read like many country/inspirational Christian artists. But what they don’t mention is that the musicians are an openly gay man, transgender woman and a lesbian.
(RNS) A graduate student who was expelled from Eastern Michigan University after citing her faith when she declined to advise a gay client has settled her case with the school. By Adelle M. Banks.
SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) The Mormon church is not changing its tune about homosexuality, but it has launched a new website to alter the tone. The site includes video clips of gay members and their families promoting compassion and understanding toward homosexuals, and encouraging everyone to be “disciples of Christ.'' By Peggy Fletcher Stack.
CHARLOTTE (RNS) On the night the Democrats became the first major U.S. political party to endorse gay marriage, some convention delegates remembered how it used to be — back in high school, back in the closet, back in the days when, as one said, “you're scared because it's not OK to be who you are.” By Rick Hampson.
(RNS) In an unconventional move, a number of high-profile business executives have come out on the issue of gay marriage. By Laura Petrecca.
(RNS) Prominent evangelical author Jonathan Merritt has revealed in an online interview that had an encounter with another man that “went beyond the bounds of friendship.” By Adelle M. Banks.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (RNS) Episcopal Bishop Kee Sloan of Alabama voted in favor of his church's new ritual for blessing same-sex unions – but he won't allow priests in his diocese to perform it. By Greg Garrison.
SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) The way many members of the Mormon Church treat gay and lesbian people people is in many cases not in keeping with what I feel is the doctrine of Jesus Christ. I am a Mormon bishop, and I believe this must change. by Donald Fletcher.
(RNS) President Obama’s recent endorsement of same-sex marriage opened a torrent of speculation on what his newly enunciated position will mean politically, but the latest polls indicate the public largely backs his views and that his stance won’t hurt him at the ballot box. By David Gibson. About 250.