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Love Wins, As It Always Should

Faith leaders reflect on the historic SCOTUS decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide.

6 Things to Do the Day After Marriage Equality

The LGBT community still has work to do after our right to marry is recognized by the Supreme Court.

Five Christian Theologies Scarier Than Halloween

Here are some christian theologies that will prove halloween should be the least of our nightmares.

Gay marriage in the ‘Land of Lincoln’: Faith, freedom and frustration

 This week in Springfield, Illinois, the statue of Abraham Lincoln was draped in a rainbow flag as thousands held a … Continued

When Catholic schools fire gay teachers, laity push back

RNS () — They taught English, gym, music and fifth grade, and are typically described as “beloved” by their students. … Continued

Are atheists taking over? Signs abound, from Francis interview to Virginia’s governor race

Are atheists taking over the debate?   In the past weeks, Pope Francis gave an interview to an atheist journalist in … Continued

Black clergy divided over GLBT as civil rights issue

Gay men and lesbians will be represented in the coalition of groups marching this weekend in commemoration of the 1963 … Continued

‘Who am I to judge’ on homosexuality?

Especially for Catholics who hold St. Francis and Pope Francis so dear, now is the time for a real commitment to these words.

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An atheist’s defense of marriage act

While listening to arguments for same-sex marriage, I discovered there are about 400 state benefits and over 1000 federal benefits to marriage.

For most Americans, gay equality trumps religious objections

Same-sex marriage supporter Vin Testa of the District waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Bill O’Leary / … Continued

Gov. Chris Christie, a Catholic, tiptoes on gay marriage

As activists push states to recognize gay marriages, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — conservative Republican governor in a blue … Continued

COMMENTARY: Refusing service in the name of religion is never acceptable

In Vermont, a country inn declined to provide a wedding reception for a same-sex marriage. In Hawaii, the owner of … Continued

Leaving religion but finding community

Mark Poprocki / iStock In my nearly twenty years reporting on Americana Christianity, I’ve observed a growing number of Christians … Continued

Triumph and tragedy at SCOTUS

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harrer/BLOOMBERG ) For those of us in the faith community, this past … Continued

Why Buddhists should support gay marriage

May 24, 2013A family takes an offering of lotus flowers to pay respects to a giant Buddha, surrounded by more … Continued

With Supreme Court rulings, it gets (so much) better

The outgoing bishop of New Hampshire, Douglas E. Theuner, right, presents the incoming bishop, V. Gene Robinson, left, with a … Continued

Love is greater than faith

The first thing I did when I read the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in the cases involving the Defense of … Continued

Is religion’s fight against gay marriage over?

A same sex marriage advocate waves a rainbow flag at a protest in Los Angeles. (Jae C. Hong/AP ) Yesterday, … 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

On gay bishops, what a difference a decade makes

The outgoing bishop of New Hampshire, Douglas E. Theuner, right, presents the incoming bishop, V. Gene Robinson, left, with a … Continued