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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

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

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

Unitarian Universalists would prefer their polyamory activists keep quiet

The joke about Unitarians is that they’re where you go when you don’t know where to go. Theirs is the … Continued

The Catholic Church needs a sex talk

Here in the papal interregnum, rumors fly about a shady cabal of Vatican officials who may—or may not—be subject to … Continued

Gay marriage opponents make their case to Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Foes of same-sex marriage are warning the Supreme Court that lifting state or federal restrictions would threaten their … 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

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ moves evangelicals beyond black and white sexuality

Ask Kelley Taylor, a Southern Baptist college student, if she’s opened the steamy pages of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” and … Continued

Unsure of future, tiny Amish sect clings together after beard-cutting convictions

BERGHOLZ, Ohio — Inside a one-room schoolhouse, Lizzie Mullet pulls her attention away from her students and focuses on the … Continued

Why monogamy is natural

Mary O’Malley A pair of lovebirds. Creationists and evolutionists don’t agree on much, but they both believe that monogamy is … Continued

Franklin Graham: In response to people living with HIV/AIDS, like Jesus, we have to reach to them, love them and heal them

Sarah L. Voisin WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 22: Event-goers look at AIDS quilts on display. Thousands gathered near … Continued

Some Mormons separate gay marriage rights from church rites

Jim Urquhart Reuters Practicing Mormon Chad Smith and his daughters Kathryn, 6, left, and Olivia, 4, attend a gay pride … Continued

Nun’s Vatican-condemned book on sexuality shoots up bestseller list

Courtesy Yale Divinity School Margaret Farley . Wow, that’s some powerful PR. Twenty-four hours ago news broke that the Vatican … Continued

Evangelicals say it’s time for frank talk about sex

The statistics, some evangelicals say, can no longer be ignored. Eighty percent of young evangelicals have engaged in premarital sex, … Continued

Let’s have a baby?

Most little girls I know don’t have a dream of someday settling down to have babies on their own with … Continued

A biblical sexuality

(Read Driscoll’s previous three essays in this series here, here and here.) What’s the first thing you think of when … Continued

On ‘Celebrity Wife Swap,’ Ted Haggard talks scandal: ‘I just wanted to die’

Paul Trantow ABC ABC puts a new spin on “Wife Swap” by revealing the various ways that some controversial celebrities … Continued

The 11 most important religion and politics findings of 2011

As 2011 draws to a close, it’s hard to pick just a few highlights from a year full of exciting … Continued

Eddie Long: I want to ‘move forward’ from sexual misconduct suit

Mike Stewart AP In this Sept. 28, 2010 photo, traffic moves down a street as a billboard showing Bishop Eddie … Continued

Can Democracy Save Egypt…Or Us?

By Roger Gottlieb Probably not. After all, it hasn’t saved the U.S. from having an often aggressive foreign policy and … Continued