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Russia's 'gay propaganda' law protects children, Graham said on a recent visit to the nation.

November 03 2015 7:12 PM

After a popular vote, same-sex couples may legally wed in Ireland as soon as November.

October 30 2015 11:25 AM

The supposed LGBT assault on the family is being discussed this week in Salt Lake City, in advance of that animus and misinformation being spread around the world.

October 30 2015 5:30 AM

Julián Antonio Bedoya becomes Colombia's first mayoral candidate elected after campaigning as openly gay — and running with the support of a highly conservative party. 

October 28 2015 5:55 PM

A report says the Green family is under investigation for shipping 200 precious tablets from Israel to the U.S. for display in a future Bible museum. 

October 27 2015 3:20 PM

An investigative journalist says William 'Jerry' Boykin, vice president of the Family Research Council, used evangelical groups to cover espionage.

October 27 2015 9:07 AM

A terrorism watchdog group published photographs — some of which are very graphic — that it says show the stoning of two men believed to be gay.

October 26 2015 3:28 PM