Topics :: anti-gay churches

'Kidnapped for Christ' -- The Interview

By Gary M. Kramer | Saturday Jul 26, 2014
Kate Logan's investigative documentary was originally meant to be an evenhanded examination of Escuela Caribe, but when she captured institutional abuses on camera, she was compelled to take action. Executive Producer Mike C. Manning chats about the doc.

Study: Religion No Go-To for LGBs; Suicide Risks Increase

By Sasha Razumikhin | Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Put simply, god isn't helping LGB people deal with their issues. At least that's what the results of a new study from the Williams Institute says.

Marriage Equality Foes Falter

By Justin Snow | Saturday Jun 21, 2014
Opponents of same-sex marriage tried to keep their movement alive during a rally Thursday outside the United States Capitol. Speakers included many of the usual suspects, but only one member rod Congress.

Cordileone Defends Marriage March Speech

By Chuck Colbert | Thursday Jun 19, 2014
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone, who is scheduled to speak at Thursday’s March for Marriage in Washington, D.C., is defending his decision to address the rally, a gathering his critics charge is anti-gay.

God Loves Uganda

By Lewis Whittington | Friday May 23, 2014
Roger Ross Williams’ expose of antigay mercenaries Lou Engels and Scott Lively as the architects of international empire built on religious hysteria.

Gay? Mormon? Affirmation Can Help

By Christiana Lilly | Sunday Apr 20, 2014
As a junior at Brigham Young University, John Gustav-Wrathall was struggling with his sexuality, he was suicidal, and devastated over the idea of leaving behind the Mormon church that had been his entire life.

LGBT Activists Protest Homophobic Harlem Church

By EDGE | Monday Mar 31, 2014
Over fifty LGBT activists protested for over an hour in the rain Saturday outside ATLAH World Missionary Church in Harlem, demanding that the church’s pastor, James David Manning, emerge and administer the stonings that his public sign recently called for

Out of the Shadows, Into the Light :: Italian Gays Bask in the ’Francis Effect’

By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Mar 30, 2014
Catholic pontiffs have been outspokenly anti-gay in recent decades. Under Pope Francis, that might be changing -- and for GLTB Catholics, life is already getting better.

Churches Withhold Funding Over Fears Of Gay Inclusive Hiring

By Dylan Lovan | Friday Mar 7, 2014
Uncertainty over a short-lived proposal to open employment to gays at Kentucky’s largest private child care agency prompted many of its supportive churches to withhold giving last year, causing a multi-million dollar shortfall.

Uganda May Cut Ties With Church of England Over Gay Rights

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Mar 3, 2014
Shortly after Uganda passed the Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 (formerly known as the "Kill the Gays Bill"), the country has announced that they may break away from the Church of England over that body’s stance on gay rights.