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US Bishops Join Mexico Colleagues, Denounce 'Santa Muerte'

US Bishops Join Mexico Colleagues, Denounce 'Santa Muerte'

By Russell Contreras | Feb 20
Popular in Mexico, and sometimes linked to some drug cartels, La Santa Muerte in recent years has found a robust and diverse following north of the border: immigrant small business owners, artists, gay activists and the poor, among others.

Russell Simmons Organizes Times Square Rally in Support of Muslims

Russell Simmons Organizes Times Square Rally in Support of Muslims

Feb 18
Russell Simmons Invites New Yorkers Of All Backgrounds To Stand In Solidarity With American Muslims In Times Square On February 19 To Declare 'Today, I Am A Muslim Too'

Ex-Altar Boy Refuses to Testify at Abuse Trial

Ex-Altar Boy Refuses to Testify at Abuse Trial

By Nicole Winfield and Grace Garces Bordallo | Feb 16
A former altar boy who has accused Guam's longtime archbishop of sexually abusing him refused Thursday to testify before a Vatican court headed by American Cardinal Raymond Burke on the grounds that he couldn't have his lawyer present.

Hate Group Mouthpiece Calls Gay Conservatives a 'Myth' & 'Cancer'

Hate Group Mouthpiece Calls Gay Conservatives a 'Myth' & 'Cancer'

Feb 15
Watch out Log Cabin Republicans, this hate group mouthpiece is calling your very existence into question.

'Religious Freedom' Could Top Sessions Civil Rights Priorities

'Religious Freedom' Could Top Sessions Civil Rights Priorities

By Sadie Gurman | Feb 15
When President Donald Trump spoke to the National Prayer Breakfast this month, he underscored his vow to defend the religious rights of the conservative Christians who helped propel him to power.

Catholic Hospital Denies Unfair Bias Against Transgender Man

Catholic Hospital Denies Unfair Bias Against Transgender Man

Feb 14
A Catholic hospital has denied it unfairly discriminated against a transgender man who sued after the hospital refused to allow a surgeon to remove the man's uterus as part of his sex transition.

Majority of Americans Oppose Allowing Businesses to Discriminate on Religious Grounds

Majority of Americans Oppose Allowing Businesses to Discriminate on Religious Grounds

Feb 13
As anti-LGBT "religious freedom" bills continue to pop up in state legislatures around the country, data from a new poll shows that the lawmakers behind the "turn away the gays" bills aren't listening to their constituents.

Retired Bishops Say Church Of England Ignores Gay Christians

Feb 12
Fourteen retired Anglican bishops are criticizing the Church of England's attitude to homosexuality, saying the church is not listening to the voices of gay Christians.

Hate Group Fires Up Petition Urging Trump to Sign Anti-LGBT Executive Order

Hate Group Fires Up Petition Urging Trump to Sign Anti-LGBT Executive Order

Feb 10
"We have to act now!" opens a call to arms to followers by Wildmon. "Liberals and homosexual activists are advancing their radical agenda by attempting to torpedo President Donald Trump's executive order on religious liberty..."

Queer Christians Organize #GlitterAshWednesday, March 1, 2017

Queer Christians Organize #GlitterAshWednesday, March 1, 2017

Feb 9
Pro-LGBTQ Christians across the country will "come out" on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017, as part of #GlitterAshWednesday, announced Thursday by the Rev. Marian Edmonds Allen, executive director of Parity, one of the lead organizers of the new initiative.

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