Topics :: anti-gay churches

Gay Inclusiveness Costs Church of Scotland Clergy

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
What do you call a church whose clerics leave because they can't deal with the idea that gay men might wear the same sacred cloth? Some might say: Better off. Until, that is, so many leave that the church's members are underserved.

Welcoming San Antonio Church Closing Doors

Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
When a group of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics was banned from a nearby parish, Beacon Hill Presbyterian Church opened its doors. now the church is set to shutter.

Ira Sachs on 'Love is Strange'

By David Lamble | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
An interview with "Love is Strange" director Ira Sachs explores his philosophy and methods as American queer film's most adroit chronicler of relationships.

Preacher: Putin Will Out Obama as Gay Within 100 Days

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Aug 11, 2014
As part of his continuing reign of ludicrous terror, Reverend Dr. James David Manning of New York City's anti-gay Anointed Holy Missionary Church (ATLAH) has "prognosticated" that Vladimir Putin will out Obama as gay.

Gay Man Fired From Texas Christian Children's Home for 'Lifestyle Choices'

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jul 29, 2014
Casey Stegall, a caretaker for foster kids in Texas, was fired from his job after he introduced some teenage clients to his male fiancé during an outing at a water park on July 4.

'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.