Global Megachurch Pastor Backtracks on Gay-Supportive Comments
October 20 2014 5:24 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.

After Catholic Synod: Disappointment, Yet Hope Remains
October 20 2014 4:36 PM ET

After Catholic Synod: Disappointment, Yet Hope Remains

Trudy Ring

While the synod's final report is less gay-supportive than its interim one, LGBT activists and allies are encouraged by the number of bishops on their side.

Jennifer Knapp: Christian, Lesbian, and Free
October 20 2014 6:00 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.

'God's Not Afraid of New Things,' Pope Tells Antigay Bishops
October 19 2014 6:00 PM ET

'God's Not Afraid of New Things,' Pope Tells Antigay Bishops

Thom Senzee

The pope isn't taking the roll-back of language that would have made the Catholic Church more welcoming to LGBTs, the divorced, and unmarried couples as a defeat.

WATCH: A Queer-Friendly Pastor and Her Parishioners: We Are the Church
October 19 2014 4:08 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.'

The 'Biblical' Response to #SpiritDay You Didn't Hear About
October 17 2014 7:43 PM ET

The 'Biblical' Response to #SpiritDay You Didn't Hear About

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Focus on the Family and the Alliance Defending Freedom sponsored a religious event to promote the use of the Bible in public schools the same day as GLAAD's annual Spirit Day.

Gay Evangelical Raising Funds for Antigay Bakers
October 17 2014 5:59 PM ET

Gay Evangelical Raising Funds for Antigay Bakers

Stevie St. John

Matt Stolhandske, a board member for a new pro-marriage equality Christian group, says he is extending an 'olive branch' to bakers fined for refusing to make a wedding cake for a female couple.

WATCH: Scott Lively From Russia With Hate in 'Sodom' Documentary
October 17 2014 4:55 PM ET

WATCH: Scott Lively From Russia With Hate in Sodom Documentary

Thom Senzee

Homophobe Scott Lively is featured prominently in a twisted 'documentary' produced by Arkady Mamontov, the antigay Russian TV host who thinks gays can rain meteorites down on earth.

WATCH: Pat Robertson's Latest AIDS Conspiracy
October 17 2014 2:29 PM ET

WATCH: Pat Robertson's Latest AIDS Conspiracy

Stevie St. John

Robertson adds to his string of outrageous claims by saying 'the towels could have AIDS' in Kenya.

WATCH: Seth Meyers Spoofs The Advocate's Vatican Coverage
October 16 2014 2:52 PM ET

WATCH: Seth Meyers Spoofs The Advocate's Vatican Coverage

Daniel Reynolds

The late-night talk show host included The Advocate in a roundup of faux reactions to the Vatican's pro-gay letter.

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Has Some Strong Words for 'Pope Fabulous'
October 15 2014 12:20 PM ET

WATCH: Stephen Colbert's Strong Words for 'Pope Fabulous'

Jami Smith

The fake conservative host is having trouble attacking same-sex marriage now that 'Pope Fabulous The First' has softened his stance on the issue.

Amid Conservative Outcry, Vatican 'Clarifies' Gay-Supportive Document
October 14 2014 5:04 PM ET

Conservative Outcry Prompts Vatican to 'Clarify' Document

Stevie St. John

Vatican officials emphasize that it is an interim report, not the final word.

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