Lesbian Fired by Catholic Food Pantry Files Suit
July 20 2014 4:09 AM ET

Lesbian Fired by Catholic Food Pantry Files Suit

Trudy Ring

Colleen Simon says church officials hired her under false pretenses, knowing she was a lesbian and telling her it would not be a problem.

WATCH: Disowned by Family, Pansexual College Student Crowdfunds Her Tuition
July 16 2014 2:27 PM ET

Disowned Pansexual Student Crowdfunds Her Tuition

Eliel Cruz

After Kate Koenig's family learned that she was pansexual and dating a transgender man, they cut her off financially, just one semester into her college career.

Imaging the Lives of Queer Muslims
July 16 2014 3:42 AM ET

Imaging the Lives of Queer Muslims

Michael O'Loughlin

A Toronto photographer is capturing the lives of LGBT Muslims.

Will the Catholic Church Accept its First Openly Transgender Nun?
July 15 2014 5:12 PM ET

Will the Catholic Church Accept its First Openly Transgender Nun?

Mitch Kellaway

Londoner Tia Michelle Pesando is ready to open doors for trans people in one of the church's most gender-regulated spaces.

Catholic Bishop: Antigay Attitudes 'Sick' and 'Heartless'
July 15 2014 2:00 PM ET

Catholic Bishop: Antigay Attitudes 'Sick' and 'Heartless'

Trudy Ring

Mexican bishop Raúl Vera once again speaks out strongly on behalf of LGBT people.

WATCH: Archbishop Desmond Tutu Condemns 'New Apartheid'
July 14 2014 5:38 PM ET

WATCH: Why Would Desmond Tutu Rather Go to Hell? 

Thom Senzee

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who fought South African racial apartheid while the late Nelson Mandela was doing the same from prison, speaks passionately against homophobia, calling it the 'new apartheid.'

Minister Dies by Self-Immolation in Protest of Homophobia, Other Injustices
July 14 2014 3:58 PM ET

Texas Minister Burns Self to Death to Protest Homophobia

Trudy Ring

Retired Texas Methodist clergyman Charles Moore set himself aflame in a public parking lot last month.

Department of Education Offers Antitrans University a 'Religious Exemption'
July 11 2014 2:18 PM ET

DOE Offers Antitrans University "Religious Exemption"

Parker Marie Molloy

An Oregon Christian university has been granted a 'religious exemption' from certain aspects of Title IX, allowing it to discriminate against a trans student.

Op-ed: Christian Schools Like Gordon College Don't Need a License to Discriminate
July 11 2014 11:18 AM ET

Christian Schools Don't Need a License to Discriminate

Paul O. Miller

A gay alumnus of an evangelical Christian college fires back at its president, who asked Obama for a religious exemption from his executive order banning anti-LGBT employment discrimination by federal contractors.

Showtime to Air 'Kidnapped for Christ,' Exposing Antigay Reform School
July 09 2014 5:53 PM ET

Showtime to Air Kidnapped for Christ, Exposé of Antigay Reform School

Trudy Ring

The powerful documentary will premiere on Showtime Thursday night.

U.K. Denomination Votes Down Same-Sex Weddings
July 07 2014 6:04 PM ET

U.K. Denomination Votes Down Same-Sex Weddings

Trudy Ring

A majority of United Reformed Church delegates favor the proposal, but unanimity is required.

Mississippi's Modern 'Jim Crow' Law Now In Effect
July 06 2014 3:05 PM ET

Mississippi's Modern 'Jim Crow' Law Now In Effect

Neal Broverman

The Religious Freedom Restoration Act allows businesses to refuse service to LGBT people on religious grounds.

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