Even if since 2012 the Episcopal Church decided to bless same-sex couples and recently became one of the three mainline denomination to embrace the equal marriage, after the Presbyterian Church (US) and the United Church of Christ, Right Reverend John C. Bauerschmidt, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee, made the decision not to allow the churches in his jurisdiction to perform same-sex wedding ceremonies.
While the Supreme Court of the United States could take a decision on marriage equality on tomorrow, June 25, a new Gallup poll shows that over the majority of Americans would have no objection to elect an openly gay president. In fact, what bothers them the most is that their president is an atheist.
Legislators from North Dakota have, once again, this is the third time in six years, rejected a bill that would have allowed protections against discrimination in housing and employment.
Last week, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a bill allowing businesses and churches to refuse service on the grounds of religious belief. But where it is pitiful is that the Governor Pence does not even know the law he signed.
The ATLAH Worldwide Missionary Church is a very homophobic church in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. He distinguished himself in recent days by an anti-gay sign with an extremely violent message that said: «Jesus would stone homos – stoning is still the law.»
According to the National Catholic Reporter, this is what he said: «Let’s think of the nuclear arms, of the possibility to annihilate in a few instants a very high number of human beings.
«Let’s think also of genetic manipulation, of the manipulation of life, or of the gender theory, that does not recognize the order of creation.
«With this attitude, man commits a new sin, that against God the Creator.
Good news in New Jersey where the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County (UUCMC) now likes to «welcome» to LGBT people.
One of the main activists of the Church of England, Jayne Ozanne, made a surprising announcement this week. Indeed, Ozanne is a lesbian.
This year, the voters of Oregon will probably have to rule on two issues related to the LGBT community.
Spotify has announced that the most streamed song in 2014 is "Take Me To Church" by Irish singer Hozier, protesting against homophobia based on religion.