Topics :: gay people of faith

Philly Fight’s 20th Anniversary of AIDS Education Month

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Jun 4, 2014
As Pride month hits Philadelphia, the AIDS Service organization Philadelphia FIGHT celebrates their 20th anniversary of their AIDS Education Month with a roster of free events through June 29.

Family Acceptance Project Prevents LGBT Teen Suicide

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
The Family Acceptance Project has announced plans to launch the first family-focused program to prevent suicide and homelessness among LGBT youth and young adults.

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

By Michael Cox | Friday Jan 17, 2014
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

With Resignation of Pope, LGBTs Hope for True Dialogue on Rights

By Andrew Clark | Monday Feb 25, 2013
With the unexpected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, some in the LGBT community expressed the hope that the Church would engage in a meaningful conversation about LGBT rights. Others aren’t as optimistic.

Remembering the Gay ’Saint of 9/11’

By Kilian Melloy | Sunday Sep 11, 2011
As America looks back at the events of Sept. 11, 2001, a heroic figure in the form of a gay Catholic priest emerges.

LGBT People of Faith See Some Light

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Mar 4, 2011
Anglican bishops on both sides of the issue of gay clergy have come together to discuss the issue, while a Presbyterian church trial has cleared a gay pastor who married his same-sex spouse in California in 2008.

British Bishop to Gay Couples: Not in My Churches, You Don’t!

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Feb 15, 2011
The British government is thinking about lifting a ban on civil partnership ceremonies being carried out in houses of worship. But one Anglican bishop has a message for same-sex families: No way!

I’m From Driftwood, 50 State Tour

By A. Sebastian Fortino | Friday Feb 4, 2011
Last year SFGN had the opportunity to speak with Nathan Manske, the Brooklyn-based founder of I’m From Driftwood, a website which collects the stories of LGBT people across the country.

Minister on Trial for Performing Gay Weddings

By LISA LEFF | Wednesday Aug 25, 2010
A retired Presbyterian minister is facing a church trial for performing weddings of gay couples during the brief period when same-sex marriage was legal in California.

Easier for Gay Faithful to Become Priests in Canada

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Jun 3, 2010
In the wake of the pedophile priest scandal that has rocked the catholic church globally, U.S. Catholic seminaries are doing their best to ensure that the priesthood is free of... gays.