WATCH: Televangelist Likens LGBT Equality Supporters to ISIS 'Thugs'
November 19 2014 4:24 PM ET

WATCH: Televangelist Likens LGBT Equality Supporters to ISIS 'Thugs'

Stevie St. John

The son of televangelist Jimmy Swaggart says that if they could, advocates for LGBT equality would chop off heads in an effort to "shut the Bible out" in a perceived "war" against Christianity. 

L.A. Panel Features Prominent Pro-LGBT Religious Figures
November 14 2014 6:25 PM ET

L.A. Panel Features Prominent Pro-LGBT Religious Figures

Stevie St. John

Four prominent pro-LGBT religious figures were lauded as pioneers at a panel discussion called 'Is Religion Getting Us to LGBTQ Equality?'

LGBT-Affirming Christians Gather in D.C.
November 14 2014 1:01 PM ET

LGBT-Affirming Christians Gather in D.C.

Stevie St. John

Featured as keynote speakers were Christian ethics professor David Gushee and LGBT movement activist Allyson Robinson, both ordained ministers.

Evangelical Prof's 'Radical Decision to Stand in Solidarity With the LGBT Community'
November 05 2014 6:21 PM ET

Evangelical Prof's 'Radical Decision to Stand in Solidarity With the LGBT Community'

Stevie St. John

Evangelical Christian ethics professor David Gushee says God sent LGBT people to him, with the result that he's decided to support them.

Southern Baptist Conference Wrap-Up: Shifting Rhetoric, Maintaining Anti-LGBT Beliefs
October 30 2014 2:41 PM ET

Southern Baptist Conference Wrap-Up: Shifting Rhetoric, Maintaining Anti-LGBT Beliefs

Stevie St. John

While some LGBT and allied voices advocated for change, the Southern Baptist Convention event in Nashville largely reflected the leadership's continued opposition to LGBT equality and acceptance.

Global Megachurch Pastor Backtracks on Gay-Supportive Comments
October 20 2014 4:24 PM ET

Global Megachurch Pastor Backtracks on Gay-Supportive Comments

Trudy Ring

Brian Houston, senior pastor of Hillsong Church, says his sympathetic comments don't mean he supports same-sex marriage or strays from the traditional Christian view of homosexuality.

Jennifer Knapp: Christian, Lesbian, and Free
October 20 2014 5:00 AM ET

Jennifer Knapp: Christian, Lesbian, and Free

Jase Peeples

Singer-songwriter Jennifer Knapp opens up about her transformation from a closeted Christian musician to an outspoken advocate for LGBT people of faith.

WATCH: A Queer-Friendly Pastor and Her Parishioners: We Are the Church
October 19 2014 3:08 AM ET

WATCH: A Queer-Friendly Pastor and Her Parishioners: We Are the Church

Stevie St. John

In advance of an online conference Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber's LGBT parishioners point out that they're not 'an issue.'

La. Church Evicts AA, Fearing It Would Be Forced to Host Same-Sex Weddings
October 04 2014 5:00 AM ET

La. Church Evicts AA, Fearing It Would Be Forced to Host Same-Sex Weddings

Trudy Ring

Church officials say they're worried that making space available to AA means it would have to accommodate any and all, including same-sex weddings. But their fears are unfounded.

Christian College to Review Ban on 'Homosexual Practice'
October 02 2014 4:05 PM ET

Christian College to Review Ban on 'Homosexual Practice'

Eliel Cruz

Gordon College faces questions over accreditation due to its stance on same-sex activity.

New Homophobic Harlem Church Sign: Jesus 'Brim-stoned' Gays
September 25 2014 2:16 PM ET

New Homophobic Harlem Church Sign: Jesus 'Brim-stoned' Gays

Trudy Ring

ATLAH World Missionary Church's latest message of hate mixes up the Bible a bit.

Southern Baptists Expel Gay-Accepting Church
September 24 2014 4:22 PM ET

Southern Baptists Expel Gay-Accepting Church

Trudy Ring

Baptist leaders ousted New Heart Community Church in California over the congregation's decision to accept a variety of views on homosexuality, after a pastor's powerful sermon about his son's coming-out.

New Evangelical Group Supports Marriage Equality
September 09 2014 2:31 PM ET

Evangelicals Support Marriage Equality?

Trudy Ring

Evangelicals for Marriage Equality says evangelical Christians can support marriage equality in the civil sphere regardless of their churches' beliefs on the issue.

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