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Evangelicals with Gay Children Challenging Church

RELIGION | By Rachel Zoll | Nov 28
Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians. When their 12-year-old son Ryan said he was gay, they told him they loved him, but he had to change. He entered "reparative therapy,"

Christie Joins GOP Courtship of Evangelicals

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Jun 20
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is joining the parade of ambitious Republicans courting religious conservatives as the early jockeying for the next presidential contest intensifies.

Christian Activists: Children Better Off Orphans Than With Gay Parents

RELIGION | By EDGE | Apr 21
The religious right’s love affair with the anti-gay policies of Russian President Vladmir Putin continued Sunday on the weekly edition of ABC’s "This Week" when a panel of mostly conservative commentators supported the ban on gay adoption in Russia.

World Vision Board Member Resigns Over Gay Uproar

RELIGION | Apr 2
A World Vision board member has resigned in protest after the Christian aid group quickly reversed its decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages.

Evangelical Group Joins One Million Moms’ Fight Against Satanic Snack Food

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Apr 2
A Michigan-based Evangelical group defied the impossible by making One Million Moms appear rational with a boycott against Nabisco’s Honey Maid Graham Crackers.

Billy Graham’s Son: I Support Putin, But I’m Not Homophobic

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 2
In a new interview with the Charlotte Observer, Billy Graham’s son, Franklin Graham, condemns homosexuality, President Obama’s apparent homosexual agenda, but says he isn’t a homophobic or intolerant.

New Poll: Gays More Popular Than Evangelical Christians

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 31
A new poll commissioned by the Human Rights Campaign and Americans for Marriage Equality found Thursday that more American voters positively viewed LGBT citizens than evangelical Christians.

Among Social Conservatives, a Pocketbook Message

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas | Oct 12
In search of a new standard-bearer, evangelicals are looking for a lot more than opposition to gay marriage and abortion.

Televangelist Joel Osteen: God Accepts Gays

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 4
Joel Osteen, one of the most popular televangelists in America, was recently interview by Huffington Post Live and told the publication that God is accepting of gays.

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.

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