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Rev. Frank Schaefer was found guilty, by a United Methodist Church jury, of violating church law by officiating at the wedding of his son and another man in 2007.
In the weeks leading up to the Boy Scouts of America's vote on dropping the anti-gay ban, communities of faith are speaking out. The problem for the media covering this is that faith communities are not saying the same thing. Who gets to represent the voice of faith when talking about the Boy Scouts proposed policy change?
Clergy from the Presbyterian Church (USA) are joining the United Church of Christ and United Methodist Church in calling on the Boy Scouts of America to end their ban on gay scouts and leaders.
Illinois Bishop Sally Dyck spoke out today in support of marriage equality, just as her state is expected to address a bill on the issue.
International marriage equality news, dinnertime debates, and questioning whether Christianity is as anti-gay as we have been told. It's in this weeks' LGBT Religion News Summary.
The first couple to be married on a military base met at a Baptist church, but some chaplains are coming under fire for attending the wedding.
Black History Month is a time for honoring and celebrating the achievements of African Americans and their institutions, including the Black Church. In 2000, Union United Methodist Church (UUMC) in Boston adopted a unanimous resolution to enthusiastically welcome LGBT worshippers.
On Sunday, "Church Within A Church," which describes itself as a “progressive, Methodist-related movement” oversaw the ordination of two women, one a married lesbian and the other the straight mother of a lesbian daughter.
Today, GLAAD is assisting in the launch of We do! Methodists Living Marriage Equality.