(RNS) In this journey of understanding of who we are, we are not winning a “battle” to gain full acceptance of LGBT people in churches. Rather, we are helping our faith traditions be the best faith traditions they can be.
Articles tagged “homosexuality”
(RNS) “Upon now reading these long-forgotten words, they seem to me as words belonging to a total stranger — were my name not attached,” former Bob Jones University President Bob Jones III said.
(RNS) One gets the sense that the Rev. Malcolm Boyd and many others like him were a little too religious for the liberals, and too liberal for the religious.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments on the definition of sexual intercourse in a test of a law requiring HIV-positive people to tell partners of their status.
ATLANTA (Reuters) Kelvin Cochran wrote a 2013 book titled, “Who Told You That You Were Naked?” in which he called homosexuality “vulgar” and “the opposite of purity.”
(RNS) If one’s religious beliefs are to be punished with (among other things) loss of employment, you don’t need a vivid imagination to guess where such logic may lead.
When straight Mormon women married Mormon men who were attracted to other men, as many as 69 percent of those marriages ended in divorce.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “Certain resistance has surfaced; I think it´s a good sign when things are discussed openly and not secretly if people don’t agree. It’s good to discuss things openly; it’s healthy.”
WASHINGTON (RNS) Everyone on Twitter is learning that a hashtag cuts both ways — it can be hijacked or lampooned by detractors, and it’s a key way that online activists are pushing back against opposing messages or what some might even call hate speech.