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Welcoming San Antonio Church Closing Doors

RELIGION | Sep 3
When a group of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Catholics was banned from a nearby parish, Beacon Hill Presbyterian Church opened its doors. now the church is set to shutter.

Growing the Flock: Lesbian Pastor Yvonne Harrison Starts a Family

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Pastor Yvonne Harrison of the Pentecostal Restoration Temple Ministries

Evangelicals Becoming More Accepting of LGBTs, Study Finds

RELIGION | By Megan Barnes | Aug 26
Evangelical Christians are becoming more tolerant of gays and lesbians and supportive of civil unions, according to a new study by Baylor University.

Churches Changing Bylaws After Gay Marriage Ruling

RELIGION | By Travis Loller | Aug 25
Worried they could be sued by gay couples, some churches are changing their bylaws to reflect their view that the Bible allows only marriage between one man and one woman.

Minn. Church Vandalized Multiple Times for Marriage Equality Support

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 8
A church near Minneapolis has been vandalized multiple times over the past year because its officials support gay marriage rights.

In Face of Defeat, Religious Right Keeps Fighting Marriage Equality

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 3
An anti-gay activist uploaded a video that shows a child protesting outside a North Carolina church that refuses to hol wedding ceremonies until same-sex couples can tie the knot. Meanwhile an ex-gay activist condemned Starbucks for backing gay marriage.

Do Gays Need a Church of Their Own Anymore?

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Jan 2
Is a gay-centered Christian church needed anymore?

Calif. Church’s N.C. Billboard Apologizes for Recent Anti-Marriage Vote

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 4
A California church set up a billboard in North Carolina after the state’s voters voted to approve a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as a union between one man and one woman.

Lutheran Split Shakes Up Social Service Network

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Jul 21
One of the largest social service networks in the United States, working in areas ranging from adoption to disaster relief, faces a shakeup because of Lutheran divisions over the Bible and homosexuality.

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