Topics :: anti-gay religions

Cleveland Cabbies Protest ’Gay Games’ Promotional Campaign

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 14, 2014
Cleveland’s cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi’s rooftop signs promoting the LGBT Gay Games.

Christian Preacher Wins Lawsuit Wrongful Arrest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A Christian street preacher won over $21,600 after a three-year battle against the Greater Manchester Police, whom he said wrongfully imprisoned him for 19 hours after he allegedly harassed two gay teens via reading scripture.

’Jesus Would Stone Homos’ Says Harlem Pastor

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
A Harlem pastor who called for the stoning of homosexuals via the marquee in front of his church has since clarified that he did not intend to incite anyone to violence -- although that’s what Jesus would want.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

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.

Go Without God, Says Catholic Priest to Missouri Lesbian

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
A Missouri lesbian couple said their Catholic priest denied them communion, because they are gay.

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

By Michael Cox | Friday Jan 17, 2014
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

Indiana Minister Boots Gay; 80% of Congregation Also Goes Away

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jan 15, 2014
After serving for six years as choral director of the United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Indiana, a gay man was driven from the fold by a new minister who said LGBTs could not hold leadership positions.

Russia’s Orthodox Church: Criminalize Gay Sex

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Jan 10, 2014
Leaders of Russia’s powerful Orthodox Church announced their support Friday for a referendum that would criminalize gay sex.

Gay-Friendly Father Robert Nugent Dies on New Year’s Day

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jan 2, 2014
Gay-friendly advocate Father Robert Nugent, who co-founded New Ways Ministry for gay Catholics, passed away on Jan. 1 in Wisconsin.