June 24, 2014

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Moravian Church Body Votes to Affirm Gay Relationships, Clergy

Filed by John M. Becker | June 24, 2014 | 4:00 PM | comments

By an overwhelming margin, representatives of the Northern Province of the Moravian Church voted Sunday to ordain gay and lesbian clergy and create a formal ritual for solemnizing same-sex relationships.Read More


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PBS Looks at Marriage Equality Advances

Filed by Bil Browning | June 24, 2014 | 3:00 PM | comments

PBS took a look at the recent successes on the marriage equality front - from the National Organization for Marriage's recent flop of an anti-gay march to the ongoing court victories and changing public opinion.Read More


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Methodist Church Overturns Defrocking of Frank Schaefer

Filed by John M. Becker | June 24, 2014 | 2:00 PM | comments

An appeals panel for the United Methodist Church has reversed the defrocking of Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was stripped of his religious credentials after he officiated at his gay son's wedding.Read More


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Gambia Reportedly Toughening Anti-Gay Laws

Filed by John M. Becker | June 24, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

The virulently anti-gay government of the west African nation of Gambia is clamping down even more harshly on the rights of its LGBT citizens.Read More


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NCLR's New #BornPerfect Campaign Fights 'Ex-Gay' Myth

Filed by John M. Becker | June 24, 2014 | 12:30 PM | comments

Today the National Center for Lesbian Rights is launching #BornPerfect, a social media campaign to tell LGBT people that they are perfect just the way they are and eradicateRead More


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Boy Scouts Will Lead NYC Pride Parade

Filed by John M. Becker | June 24, 2014 | 11:30 AM | comments

A group of New York City-area Boy Scouts will help lead NYC's Pride March this Saturday in order to raise awareness of the group's discriminatory ban on gay adult leaders.Read More


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'Duck Dynasty' Star: I'm Just Trying to Bring Gays to Jesus

Filed by John M. Becker | June 24, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson says he's not anti-LGBT, he's just a nice guy trying to help bring gays to Jesus.Read More