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News Jun, 21, 2012
Pro-LGBT Roman Catholics Speak Up And Step Out

In the movement toward LGBT equality, Roman Catholics are probably the most interesting religious population. While the church hierarchy vehemently opposes any form of LGBT equality, Roman Catholic people are the most LGBT supportive of any Christian denomination.

News Jun, 20, 2012
Tony De la Rosa's Story Of Courage

By Auburn Seminary

John 16:2 “I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now.”

Tony is the Interim Executive Presbyter for the Presbytery of NYC. Listen to his calm conviction as he speaks about his faith and identity.

News Jun, 18, 2012
Methodist Church In Austin, Texas To Protest Policy By Celebrating All Types Of Unions

For the Rev. Sid Hall, the pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in Austin for nearly a quarter-century, it is not enough to quietly work for inclusion.

“It’s important to state it,” Hall says.

News Jun, 18, 2012
Michael Adee Departing MLP For Global LGBT Faith Project

Michael Adee departing MLP for Global LGBT Faith Project & Patrick Evans hired as Interim Executive Director

News Jun, 14, 2012
Room For All Christian Camp 2012: LGBTQ Youth In Search Of God

By Marilyn Paarlberg, Executive Director, Room For All

Room for All Christian Camp seeks to create a safe space for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) youth to develop community and to contemplate together their questions about life and God.

News Jun, 12, 2012
Country Music Star Supports Marriage Equality


News Jun, 10, 2012
Black Leaders And Gay Advocates March In Step

By Kate Taylor, New York Times

News Jun, 07, 2012
Catholic Coalition Supports Theologian Criticized By Rome

Equally Blessed released the following statement in response to the criticism of Just Love, by Sister Margaret Farley, a Catholic theologian emeritus at Yale University, released today by

News Jun, 06, 2012
CNN Poll: Majority Of Americans Support Marriage Equality

A majority of Americans say they support legally recognizing same-sex marriage amid growing evidence that the public's become more comfortable with gays and lesbians, according to a new national poll.

Read the whole story at CNN

News Jun, 06, 2012
Federal Appeals Court Refuses To Revisit Proposition 8


More Light Presbyterians gives thanks for the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling refusing to consider a prior ruling that struck down Proposition 8. The ruling had found Proposition 8 unconstitutional because it denied LGBT couples the right to marry. The case is expected to be appealed to the United States Supreme Court.