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Christian Radio Host: Ebola Could Solve America's 'Problems' With Homosexuality

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 7
Christian radio host Rick Wiles took to his "TrueNews" program Tuesday and made some outrageous comments, saying that the Ebola outbreak in the U.S. might be a good thing if it ends up giving Americans an "attitude adjustment" about the LGBT community.

American Muslim Omar Akersim, 26 poses for a photo at his home in Los Angeles - See more at: http://www.squamishchief.com/us-muslim-movement-embraces-gay-and-interfaith-marriages-female-imams-and-mixed-prayers-1.1273662#sthash.hALmQrx0.dpuf

US Muslim Movement Embraces Gay and Interfaith Marriages, Female Imams and Mixed Prayers

RELIGION | By Gillian Flaccus | Aug 2
Omar Akersim is part of a small but growing number of American Muslims challenging the long-standing interpretations of Islam that defined their parents' world. They believe that one can be gay and Muslim; that the sexes can pray shoulder-to-shoulder ...

American Muslim Omar Akersim, 26 poses for a photo at his home in Los Angeles Friday, Aug. 1, 2014

Muslim Movement Accepts Once-Taboo Causes

RELIGION | By Gillian Flaccus | Aug 2
A small but growing number of young American Muslims are challenging the long-standing interpretations of Islam that defined their parents' world.

Pat Robertson says gays are ruining everything!

Gay Perverts Will Drive Christians Out of Biz, Says Robertson

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
Pat Robertson started the week off with a bang when he said on 7/29 that the gay community would drive Christians out of business and make America a "perverse" place ripe for destruction.

Casey Stegall was fired for being gay

Gay Man Fired From Texas Christian Children's Home for 'Lifestyle Choices'

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Casey Stegall, a caretaker for foster kids in Texas, was fired from his job after he introduced some teenage clients to his male fiancé during an outing at a water park on July 4.

Pastory Yvonne Harrison and her partner, Tiffany

Growing the Flock: Lesbian Pastor Yvonne Harrison Starts a Family

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 29
Pastor Yvonne Harrison of the Pentecostal Restoration Temple Ministries

Pastor Bert Farias

Anti-Gay Pastor: Don't Hate Me But Gays Are Possessed By Smelly Demons

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 23
Pastor Bert Farias, founder of Holy Fire Ministries says he doesn't want gays to hate him but they are possessed by smelly demons that pigs won't tolerate.

Sacro Cuore Catholic school could lose funding over anti-gay discrimination

Italian Catholic School Fires Lesbian Teacher to 'Protect Ethics'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 22
After the headmistress of a Catholic school in Italy allegedly fired a teacher for being lesbian, the school now faces the threat of losing funding for the action.

Rev. Frank Schaefer

Minister: Methodist Church Appeals 'Refrocking'

RELIGION | Jul 19
A Methodist minister ousted and then reinstated after presiding over his son's gay marriage says the church is appealing his refrocking.

Researcher and Brown University visiting scholar Jay Michaelson, Ph.D.

Report Exposes Deceptions by the Religious Right

NATIONAL | By Chuck Colbert | Jul 19
Surprise, surprise, surprise: The Religious Right is full of lies! A new report highlights a stepped-up shift in strategy and tactics as anti-LGBT activists claim they're the ones being oppressed.