Topics :: religion

Gay Teen Suicide More Likely After Religious Counseling

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Jun 26, 2014
A new study shows that gay youth who are counseled by a religious leader were more likely to attempt suicide than those who sought no treatment at all.

Wyoming Religious Leaders Support Gay Marriage

Thursday Jun 5, 2014
Thirty-one religious leaders in Wyoming have signed a statement calling for the state to allow gay marriage.

Philly Fight’s 20th Anniversary of AIDS Education Month

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
As Pride month hits Philadelphia, the AIDS Service organization Philadelphia FIGHT celebrates their 20th anniversary of their AIDS Education Month with a roster of free events through June 29.

Church and State :: A History of Religious Intrusion into Government

By William E. Kelly | Sunday May 25, 2014
Were the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution devised as religious decrees to maintain the status quo, or to allow for the inevitable evolution of our democracy without regard to any specific religion?

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda’s New Law

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.

Christian Group Denies Ad Trying to Change Gays Via Grindr

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Apr 21, 2014
A Christian group that’s running a large-scale ad campaign on Grindr to save LGBTs from their sinful lifestyle now denies its intentions.

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.

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.

Mass. Monks Start Brewing Beer Like European Brothers

By Dave Martin | Thursday Jan 23, 2014
Starting last week, the 63 brothers of St. Joseph’s Abbey - about an hour’s drive west of Boston - began selling the first Trappist beer brewed outside Europe.