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Westboro Baptist Church's Twitter Account Suspended

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 14
The Westboro Baptist "God Hates Fags" Church's main Twitter account has been suspended.

Lesbian Christian Rock Singer Shows Love to Westboro Jerks

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 12
A Christian rock singer who came out as lesbian in August has shown her true WWJD (What Would Jesus Do) roots in a recent showdown with the notoriously homophobic Westboro Baptist Church from Topeka, Kansas.

Pastor: Taylor Swift is Turning Your Kids Gay!

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 12
An anti-gay pastor suggests that children who are jamming out to "1989," Taylor Swift's newest record, are going to "turn" gay because her tunes carry a pro-gay message.

Archbishop's Memo Draws Fire From Gay Rights Groups

Jan 10
Thousands of employees in Miami's Catholic Archdiocese got a memo from Archbishop Thomas Wenski after judges in Florida lifted the state's ban on same-sex marriage.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Says He's Not Anti-Christian

By David Bauder | Jan 8
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson says his Christmas tweet about Isaac Newton shouldn't be interpreted to mean he's anti-Christian.

Average Mohamed Counters Terror Message With Cartoon Videos

By Jeff Baenen | Jan 7
In the war for young people's hearts and minds, Mohamed Ahmed hopes to use cartoons to dissuade a generation raised on "The Simpsons" and "South Park" from taking up arms for the Islamic State group and other extremist causes.

Gay Advocates Assail New TV Show 'My Husband's Not Gay'

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Jan 7
Preston "Pret" Dahlgren has led what might seem like a picture-perfect Mormon life: He met his high school sweetheart in Sunday school as a teenager but Dahlgren also is attracted to men.

Methodists End Case Against Bishop Who Performed Gay Wedding

By Jay Reeves | Jan 6
The United Methodist church is settling a complaint against a retired bishop who performed a same-sex wedding in Alabama, and a church leader said the agreement showed the denomination doesn't have to be divided by differences over gay marriage.

Pope Picks 15 New Cardinals To Reflect Diversity

By Frances D'emilio | Jan 4
Pope Francis named 15 new cardinals Sunday, selecting them from 14 nations, including far-flung corners of the world such as Tonga, New Zealand, Cape Verde and Myanmar, to reflect the diversity of the church and its growth.

Internal Memo Shows Salvation Army Still Battles LGBT Equality

By EDGE | Dec 24
An internal document from the Salvation Army shows that despite lip service, the international non-denominational Christian church has official policies on the books to discriminate against LGBT people.

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