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.

'God's Not Afraid of New Things,' Pope Tells Antigay Bishops
October 19 2014 5:00 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 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.'

The 'Biblical' Response to #SpiritDay You Didn't Hear About
October 17 2014 6:43 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 4:59 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 3:55 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 1:29 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 1:52 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 11:20 AM 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 4:04 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.

Four Other Vatican Overtures to LGBT People
October 14 2014 2:38 PM ET

Four Other Vatican Overtures to LGBT People

Stevie St. John

The news this week from Rome doesn't indicate unequivocal support for LGBT people, but it's line with a shift in tone that's marked Pope Francis's tenure. Here are some other examples.

Op-ed: A Small Step for the Vatican, a Giant Leap for Gays
October 14 2014 12:22 PM ET

Op-ed: A Small Step for the Vatican, a Giant Leap for Gays

Francis DeBernardo

Here's why one Catholic LGBT group says the recent Vatican document is a small but monumental step forward for the slowly evolving church.

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