Catholic Outreach to Gays With a Catch: Celibacy
November 05 2014 5:45 PM ET

Catholic Outreach to Gays With a Catch: Celibacy

Stevie St. John

Like the recent Southern Baptist conference, the Notre Dame event reflects denomination leaders shifting their tone toward LGBT people without becoming affirming.

WATCH: 6 Outrageous Quotes From I Stand Sunday
November 03 2014 6:09 PM ET

WATCH: 6 Outrageous Quotes From I Stand Sunday

Stevie St. John

At the I Stand Sunday rally in Houston, opponents of an LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance portrayed themselves as victims of dictators and evildoers — and Phil Robertson promised he wouldn't use the women's restroom.

11 Most Shocking Tweets From #IStandSunday
November 03 2014 5:44 PM ET

11 Most Shocking Tweets From #IStandSunday

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Sunday's antigay rally in Houston tried to promote its agenda using #IStandSunday, but LGBT activists had other intentions for the hashtag.

Catholic Universities Draw Bishops' Ire Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses
October 31 2014 2:54 PM ET

Catholic Universities Draw Bishops' Ire Over Benefits for Same-Sex Spouses

Stevie St. John

The Roman Catholic hierarchy is not pleased with decisions by universities, including Creighton and Notre Dame, to offer benefits to same-sex spouses of employees.

Houston Mayor Withdraws Subpoenas Issued to Antigay Pastors
October 30 2014 7:25 PM ET

Houston Mayor Withdraws Subpoenas Issued to Antigay Pastors

Trudy Ring

The subpoenas have drawn much wrath from the right, but Mayor Annise Parker said she was not giving in to critics but serving the best interest of Houston.

WATCH: Antigay Pastor Says 'Upscale Sodomites' Spread Ebola at Starbucks
October 30 2014 4:12 PM ET

WATCH: Antigay Pastor Says 'Upscale Sodomites' Spread Ebola at Starbucks

Trudy Ring

Yes, another crazed rant from Harlem minister James David Manning, who says Starbucks is 'ground zero' for Ebola.

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.

Christian Mom Shares Story of Acceptance and Love for Trans Son
October 30 2014 2:16 PM ET

Christian Mom Shares Story of Acceptance and Love for Trans Son

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Christian mother Gina Kentopp had to question everything she believed and used her faith on her journey to accepting her transgender son.

Gay Catholic Priest's New Vocation: Working for LGBT Equality
October 29 2014 11:12 AM ET

Gay Catholic Priest's New Vocation: Working for LGBT Equality

Stevie St. John

Father Gary Meier's new project, Rising Voices of Faith, provides a forum for pro-equality voices.

Southern Baptist Leader Renounces 'Reparative' Therapy
October 28 2014 5:52 PM ET

Southern Baptist Leader Renounces 'Reparative' Therapy

Stevie St. John

Russell Moore acknowledges that so-called ex-gay therapy is “severely counterproductive.”

Pope: Christian Family, Marriage Under Attack
October 28 2014 4:23 PM ET

Pope: Christian Family, Marriage Under Attack

Stevie St. John

Without specifically mentioning LGBT people, the pontiff strikes a less conciliatory tone than he has in the past with regard to nontraditional families.

WATCH: No Hate Crime in Matthew Shepard's Death, Says Antigay Lawyer
October 28 2014 3:33 PM ET

WATCH: No Hate Crime in Matthew Shepard's Death?

Trudy Ring

The characterization of Shepard's murder is part of a scheme promoting 'the homosexual agenda' of 'unfettered sexual liberty and the silencing of all dissent,' says lawyer Erik Stanley.

Pro-Gay Methodist Minister's Reinstatement Upheld
October 27 2014 5:51 PM ET

Pro-Gay Methodist Minister's Reinstatement Upheld

Stevie St. John

The United Methodist Church's highest court affirmed that removing Rev. Frank Schaefer from the ministry for performing his son's same-sex wedding was an improper penalty.

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