Rabbi Ron Yosef may be the first openly gay rabbi. However, the Jewish Torah views sexual acts between men as an "abomination."
Debate is taking place over the position major faiths will decide ahead of the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) vote on whether or not to drop their policy on banning gay scouts. The BSA National Council will converge in Dallas next week, with a decision on LGBT inclusion expected on May 23.
The Church of Scotland will discuss whether to continue allowing ordination of LGBT minsters at a debate on May 20. The church currently permits gay and lesbian clergy once they remain celibate. However, the issue is said to have the potential to cause the faith's biggest split since the 19th century.
A lesbian couple in Mpumalanga, South Africa are being told to split-up or risk having their son expelled from Secunda Highveld Christian School.
Mary Ann Kaiser and Annanda Barclay understand Christianity isn’t a religion known for accepting many of the issues they stand on, but they do believe that the basis of the faith is love and want to preach just that as they push for ordination.
The Community of Christ Church, formerly known as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, has entertained the recommendation that it change its policy to recognize same-sex marriages and allow all to enter the priesthood, regardless of sexual orientation, at their national conference on Sunday, attended by 1,500 delegates.
There is great debate within the Quaker community on whether or not meetings should recognize and affirm marriage equality for LGBT members. Although a majority of members within the Religious Society of Friends are Evangelical Quakers, there is a growing population of Liberal Quakers around the world and in the United States that believe it is time to accept and cherish the lives of LGBT individuals at local meetings.
After a recent Macklemore concert in South Dakota on Friday, attendee Dannika Nash took to her blog to speak on behalf of a new generation of pro same-sex equality Christians. Since writing the post, Nash has been fired from her Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) summer camp counselor position.
Michigan Republican Dave Agema compared homosexuality to alcoholism and drug addiction on Wednesday on a radio show with anti-gay Family Research Council president Tony Perkins.