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Pope Francis shows it’s okay to say ‘gay’

Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a news conference Monday. … Continued

‘Fertility’ is not destiny

Associated Press Jeb Bush, speaking to the Faith and Freedom Coalition, based the “conservative” argument for immigration on the fact … Continued

3 ways for Cardinal Dolan to show his ‘love’ for gay people

New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan took to This Week with George Stephanopoulos on Easter morning to talk about, among other … Continued

For gay marriage supporters, a small win would still be a win

WASHINGTON — Jeff Zarrillo brought his case for gay marriage to the Supreme Court last week because, he said, “the … Continued

Love is stronger than hate: Why Holy Week is the perfect time for marriage equality

“Holy Week” is when Christians remember the last days of Jesus of Nazareth, from his triumphal entry into Jerusalem, through … Continued

Dear Rob Bell: Welcome to the struggle for marriage equality

Rob Bell, the very popular evangelical Christian pastor and author, just came out for marriage equality (listen here around 42:40). … Continued

A Conservative rabbi’s case for marriage equality

I’m a rabbi, so I support marriage equality. My support of marriage equality is an expression of my faith. It … Continued

Left behind? Conservative Christians and the gay revolution

Ken Blevins AP Signs display messages about gay marriage in front of the Devon Park United Methodist Church polling site … Continued

A new birth: Faith and equality for LGBT youth, families and the nation

This season, Americans of all religious stripes this year may have to admit to their children that they’ve been perpetrating … Continued

Oregon may be next state for gay marriage ballot battle

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three states made history Tuesday (Nov. 6) voting to approve same-sex marriage, and a fourth repudiated an … Continued

Anderson Cooper’s coming out changes lives

Charles Sykes AP Anderson Cooper leads a discussion about “Long Story Short”, the one-man theatrical show moving to Broadway starring … Continued

Why the Catholic Church needs Margaret Farley

The Vatican has once again sharply criticized a nun, this time for writing on sexual ethics. The Vatican has accused … Continued

100 years of International Women’s Day doesn’t mean women have achieved equality

On March 19, 1911, the first international celebration dedicated to women’s work and roles took place. Thus 2011 marks the … Continued

Religion must fix what it breaks

2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world.Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt … Continued

DADT: the ‘separate but equal’ of our time

Despite public and military support for overturning Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the legislation which bans openly gay service members, political, … Continued

All God’s children have a place in the choir

Speaking to a meeting of Hasidic Jewish leaders on Sunday, New York GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said, “I don’t … Continued

Repeal ‘don’t ask, dont’ tell,’ preserve values and save lives

Q: Top U.S. defense officials say they will repeal the decades-old “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, which requires gay soldiers … Continued

Mary Daly’s ‘courage to sin big’

If there ever were a big sinner in the eyes of patriarchal religion, the honor of that title goes to … Continued

Teaching Tolerance In a Conflict Zone

By Catherine Rottenberg and Neve GordonFounding members of Hagar BEER SHEBA, Israel – Educating children in a conflict zone is … Continued

Sorry, President Carter, this Argument Falls Flat

Former president Jimmy Carter and other world leaders issued this statement: “The justification of discrimination against women and girls on … Continued