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AUDIO: If you believe in LGBT equality, your religious beliefs don't count according to Tony Perkins

So, in short, religious freedom only applies to Tony Perkins. That doesn't really sound like freedom to me. To be perfectly in honest, it seems that Tony Perkins is asking for special rights.

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UCC denomination sues North Carolina for violating religious freedom, urges marriage equality in landmark case

The United Church of Christ (UCC) made history this morning by becoming the first major Christian denomination to file a lawsuit against a state government. The UCC General Synod has asserted that North Carolina's ban on marriage equality is a violation of UCC clergy's free exercise of religion under the First Amendment.

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Pro-LGBT MN church egged and vandalized with anti-LGBT scriptures

On Sunday, members of Pilgrims United Church of Christ in Maple Grove, Minnesota were met with eggs splattered on the windows of the church and Bible passages that are often used to condemn LGBT people scrawled across the exterior walls.

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November 14, 2012

Transgender Faith Leaders Help Create Welcoming Communities

This week is Transgender Awareness Week and to mark the occasion, GLAAD’s Religion, Faith, and Values Program wants to highlight the achievements of a few trans faith leaders who have helped make their traditions more open and welcoming spaces for all people.

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October 3, 2012

Macklemore Releases Video for SameLove in support of Referendum 74 in Washington State

See the latest video from Seattle rapper Macklemore, which makes a powerful statement in support of marriage equality.
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August 29, 2012

Religion News Summary for August 29, 2012

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.

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May 10, 2012

Religious Leaders Respond to President Obama's Support for Marriage Equality

LGBT and allied faith leaders from around the country responded quickly to

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Elmhurst College Including LGBT Prospective Students Is a Non-Issue

This fall Elmhurst became the first institute of higher education to include an admissions question about sexual orientation and gender identity, launching them into the public eye. The college has only good things to say after its first round of admissions with the new question.

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October 18, 2011

Religious Voices Support Spirit Day

Support for Spirit Day has come from many places, including religious people and communities.

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July 6, 2011
by GLAAD

United Church of Christ Passes Two More LGBT Affirming Resolutions

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