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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.

Casting Jesus: Did He Really Look Like Brad Pitt?

By Jocelyn Noveck | Saturday Mar 8, 2014
In the popular new film "Son of God," Jesus is so, well, easy on the eyes that some are revisiting an age-old question that has vexed scholars for centuries: Did Jesus really look like Brad Pitt, only slightly better?

’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.

Religious groups counsel, advocate on behalf of LGBT faithful

By Joseph Erbentraut | Thursday Apr 15, 2010
Groups, such as Nehirim, continue to offer support, educational and social opportunities for LGBT people of faith, but long-simmering tensions between religious organizations and activists remain.

NYC religious leaders pledge to fight HIV/AIDS

By Scott Stiffler | Wednesday Jul 15, 2009
A coalition of clergy, elected officials and representatives from HIV/AIDS service organizations launched the Interfaith for HIV/AIDS: A Call to Take Action in 2009 on the steps of City Hall on July 8.

Claiming My Religion

By Kilian Melloy | Monday Jul 13, 2009
Religion: a checklist of beliefs and behaviors dictated from the top? Or a process of learning that challenges both our notion of god, and of ourselves, on an ongoing basis?

Faith springs eternal at Chicago Pride

By Joseph Erbentraut | Wednesday Jun 10, 2009
As LGBT Chicagoans begin to partake in the bounty of events that is Pride month, congregations across the city continue to offer participants numerous opportunities to explore their faith and spirituality.
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