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Bathroom Panic: How Faith-Based Myths Discriminate Against Transgender People

Christians afraid of sexual predators need to get their facts straight.

Most Republicans, evangelicals support ENDA

This Oct. 15, 2013, photo, shows a view of the U.S. Capitol building at dusk in Washington. With seven Republican … Continued

Methodist court sidesteps changes to gay policies

RNS () — The United Methodist Church’s highest court issued three rulings this weekend that do not change church policy … Continued

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True ‘values voters’ don’t shame gay people

Christians must let people know that our faith perspective cannot partner with a message that brings harm to LGBT individuals.

Transgender theology professor asked to leave Christian college

RNS () — A California Christian university has asked a professor who was once its chair of theology and philosophy … Continued

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What transgender people teach us about God, and our humanity

“Ultimately, the transgender question is about more than just sex. It’s about what it means to be human.” Russell D. … Continued

Transgender in California: All are welcome in pluralistic America

March 26, 2013: A gay rights supporter waves a rainbow flag in front of the Supreme Court.Saul Loeb / AFP/Getty … Continued

(REVISED) Five questions for transgender chaplain Cameron Partridge

(Editor’s Note: The introduction has been revised after Partridge objected to the use of the pronoun “she” in the original) … Continued

Five questions for transgender chaplain Cameron Partridge

She graduated from all-female Bryn Mawr College in 1995, where she came out as a lesbian and also as a … Continued

Queen approves same-sex marriage bill in England, Wales

CANTERBURY, England — England and Wales became the 16th and 17th countries in the world to recognize gay marriage after … Continued

Demand legal protection: It’s okay to be gay at work

Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg You can still be fired for being gay in 29 states, and for being transgender in … 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

D.C. imam provides counseling, weddings and prayer space for gay Muslims

Imam Dayaiee Abdullah never knows how many people are going to show up for Friday prayers. Some weeks, nearly a … 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

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

The case of transgender Catholic school teacher Mark Krolikowski: Keeping the faith while gender notions evolve

Mark Krolikowski wore his hair at shoulder length, his nails long and well manicured, and his ears pierced. His appearance, … Continued

As polls shift, gay marriage becomes a uniter, not a divider

HYATTSVILLE, Md. — For Sean Carlson, the little stories have added up the most. The moment that his mother, Barbara, … Continued

Peace begins in the gay-friendly home

VINCENZO PINTO AFP/GETTY IMAGES Pope Benedict XVI arrives to lead an ordination mass at St Peter’s basilica at the Vatican … Continued

Where are so-called ‘family’ organizations on Black Friday?

Michael S. Williamson THE WASHINGTON POST The table offering stocked with brightly colored ladies jeans created a small frenzy as … Continued