PARIS (Reuters) France is standing by its nominee to be ambassador to the Holy See despite the Vatican’s failure to confirm his posting for more than three months, a delay that French and Italian media said was due to his sexuality.
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NEW YORK (Reuters) The initial goal of raising $25,000 for the owners of an Indiana pizza shop was rapidly left behind and the drive raised a staggering $842,000 before it was closed.
(RNS) I don’t want to see any more kids throw themselves off of a bridge or in front of a train because we as a society have told them they are less worthy because they are “different.”
WASHINGTON — White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett writes that “we share your concern about its potentially devastating effects on the lives of transgender as well as gay, lesbian, bisexual, and queer youth.”
(RNS) Treating the LGBT rights/religious freedom conversation as a zero-sum game where one can only “win” at the expense of the other is actually a “no-win” for all of us.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) While strangers paint her as a one-issue woman, Bishop Yvette Flunder has been hailed by those who know her as a leader with a “radically inclusive” agenda of compassion, aimed at getting everyone — gay, straight, black, white, immigrant and native — at the table.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) Oklahoma’s conservative lawmakers came up with a religious tactic to block same-sex weddings. In a twist, their efforts to restrict who can perform marriages could make it easier for gay couples to wed.
(RNS) If you follow the headlines, it feels like an invisible finger has flicked the first domino in a long row of tiles. But don’t be fooled.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Activists and legal experts agreed there was one tool missing in the new law: public accommodations provisions that might ban discrimination in the sale of goods and services.