Vatican Document: Judge Gay People Less, Welcome Their Children
June 26 2014 2:23 PM ET

Vatican: Judge Gays Less, Welcome Their Children

Trudy Ring

The report, based on a survey of clergy and laypeople, appears to echo Pope Francis's conciliatory attitude.

STUDY: Religious Counseling Associated With Higher LGB Suicide Risk
June 25 2014 8:32 PM ET

STUDY: Religious Counseling Has Higher Risk of LGB Suicide

Trudy Ring

That doesn't necessarily mean it causes suicide, but the association is troubling, says a new study.

WATCH: Out Trans Students Celebrate Graduation at Catholic Schools
June 25 2014 8:31 PM ET

WATCH: Out Trans Students Celebrate Graduation at Catholic Schools

Mitch Kellaway

This graduation season, two schools took steps towards making Catholic education more inclusive of transgender students.

Methodist Minister, Removed Over Same-Sex Wedding, Is Reinstated
June 25 2014 1:47 PM ET

Methodist Minister, Removed Over Same-Sex Wedding, Is Reinstated

Trudy Ring

Frank Schaefer was defrocked in December for having performed his son's same-sex wedding, but an appeals panel has returned him to the ministry.

WATCH: Santorum, Others Invoke Nazis in Opposing LGBT Rights
June 24 2014 3:15 PM ET

Santorum: Fellow Right-Wingers Will Be Sent to Camps

Trudy Ring

It's been said that whoever makes the Nazi comparison first loses the argument. The antigay folks seem to be losing.

WATCH: Trans Priest Takes Pulpit at Washington National Cathedral
June 23 2014 6:46 PM ET

WATCH: Trans Priest Takes Pulpit at National Cathedral

Mitch Kellaway

The Reverend Dr. Cameron Partridge shared a message of inclusion in a history-making sermon.

GOP Congress Hopeful: Religion Should Decide Gay Marriage, Polygamy
June 23 2014 3:14 PM ET

GOP Congress Hopeful: Religion Should Decide Gay Marriage, Polygamy

Michelle Garcia

Republican congressional hopeful Pedro Celis says allowing same-sex couples to marry should be left up to religious doctrine.

Organization is Helping Bisexuals Be Happily Embraced By God
June 21 2014 11:56 AM ET

Organization is Helping Bisexuals Be Happily Embraced By God

Eliel Cruz

A multi-faith organization has released a guidebook for creating inclusive spaces for bisexuals.

Presbyterian Church Moves Toward Marriage Equality
June 19 2014 5:42 PM ET

Which Faith Just Took a Step Toward Equal Marriage? 

Trudy Ring

If a majority of regional bodies affirm a vote taken today at the denomination's General Assembly, same-sex couples will be entitled to church weddings.

S.F. Archbishop: March for Marriage Not 'Anti-LGBT'
June 17 2014 7:53 PM ET

S.F. Archbishop: March for Marriage Not 'Anti-LGBT'

Trudy Ring

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone defends his participation in the march against marriage equality.

Pelosi Urges S.F. Archbishop to Skip March for Marriage
June 16 2014 5:18 PM ET

Pelosi Urges S.F. Archbishop to Skip March for Marriage

Trudy Ring

Nancy Pelosi joins the chorus calling on the archbishop to skip the antigay event; other Catholic leaders are facing pressure too.

Catholic Archbishop: Change Constitution to Ban Same-Sex Marriage
June 12 2014 1:05 PM ET

S.F. Archbishop Calls for Constitutional Ban on Marriage

Michael O'Loughlin

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is scheduled to speak at a NOM march next week.

Southern Baptists Vote: Are Trans People Part of God's Design?
June 12 2014 9:50 AM ET

Southern Baptists Vote on Trans Existence

Parker Marie Molloy

The Southern Baptist Convention has adopted a resolution urging lawmakers to oppose legal protections for trans individuals and reinforcing biblical concepts of womanly subservience.

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