LGBT

Pope Francis Pushes Back Against Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality

Pope Francis Pushes Back Against Laws Criminalizing Homosexuality

Pope Francis recently spoke out against laws that criminalize homosexuality, calling them “unjust” and asserting that God loves all his children regardless of their sexual orientation.

Pastor Andy Stanley Draws Praise, Criticism for Asserting Gay Churchgoers 'Have More Faith Than I Do'

Pastor Andy Stanley Draws Praise, Criticism for Asserting Gay Churchgoers 'Have More Faith Than I Do'

Pastor and author Andy Stanley is receiving both praise and criticism after a sermon he preached saying that gay people who attend church "have more faith than I do."

U.S. Is 'Most Permissive Country' When It Comes to Transgender Treatments, Study Shows

U.S. Is 'Most Permissive Country' When It Comes to Transgender Treatments, Study Shows

According to a new study, the United States displays further tolerance for transgender treatments than Europe.

Christian Man Faces Criminal Charges, Prison for Sharing 'Ex-Gay Testimony'

Christian Man Faces Criminal Charges, Prison for Sharing 'Ex-Gay Testimony'

A Christian man who shared his “ex-gay testimony” in a Maltese internet interview faces criminal charges in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the world.

NHL Player Refuses to Wear LGBT Pride Jersey, Cites Christian Faith: 'Stay True to Myself'

NHL Player Refuses to Wear LGBT Pride Jersey, Cites Christian Faith: 'Stay True to Myself'

A prominent NHL player ignited a debate within the sports and religious worlds when he cited his Christian faith Tuesday in refusing to participate in his team's LGBT Pride celebration.

Church of England Issues Proposal to Uphold Biblical Marriage but Bless Gay Couples

Church of England Issues Proposal to Uphold Biblical Marriage but Bless Gay Couples

The Church of England announced a proposal that will allow for the blessing of same-sex couples while still upholding the biblical position on marriage.

Iowa Diocese Bans Use of Preferred Pronouns, Requires Parishioners to Use Restrooms Matching Their Biological Sex

Iowa Diocese Bans Use of Preferred Pronouns, Requires Parishioners to Use Restrooms Matching Their Biological Sex

An Iowa-based Diocese implemented a new policy on Monday that has banned congregants from using preferred pronouns and requires them to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological sex.

Megachurch Pastor R.A. Vernon Argues, Some Gay People Are 'Born That Way'

Megachurch Pastor R.A. Vernon Argues, Some Gay People Are 'Born That Way'

R.A. Vernon, a prominent megachurch pastor in Cleveland, Ohio, who holds a biblical view on marriage, argued that some gay people are "born this way."

Amy Grant Defends Hosting Her Niece's Same-Sex Wedding: 'I Love Those Brides'

Amy Grant Defends Hosting Her Niece's Same-Sex Wedding: 'I Love Those Brides'

Grammy award-winning singer Amy Grant is standing by her decision to host her niece's same-sex wedding, telling People magazine that she has avoided social media criticism about the event.