The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that LGBTQ people are protected from discrimination under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act on June 15 in a landmark opinion that makes employment discrimination against LGBTQ persons illegal and has important implications for religious organizations.
For more than two decades, legislators have filed a bill that would explicitly protect LGBTQ Missourians from discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation. Can it pass this year?
As we look toward new year’s resolutions, my hope is that the Christian church might be able to utter just three simple words in 2019 that would change the course of history, foster civil dialogue and perhaps even bring skeptics back into the church: "We
‘Heil Trump’ and an anti-gay slur were scrawled on an Indiana church right after Trump’s election, leading to a national sensation. The investigation led to an unlikely suspect — and the discovery of a hate crime hoax.
NASHVILLE (BP) -- On Monday (Nov. 18), the popular U.S. fast food chain, Chick-fil-A, Inc., announced a new policy concerning its charitable giving to take effect in 2020. It will will focus the company's charitable donations on the areas of hunger, homelessness and education.
Chick-fil-A Inc. said its philanthropic arm will not donate next year to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes or the Salvation Army — which espouse or have been linked to anti-LGBTQ stances — as the chain of chicken restaurants continues to face public pressure about its
Growing up as a member of the Westboro Baptist Church, Megan Phelps-Roper was taught that God hated gay people. It wasn't until a few years later, when she began running the Westboro Twitter account, that she began to truly question the church's hateful teachings.
PHOENIX (AP) — The free speech rights of two Christian artists who make wedding invitations were violated by an anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix that makes it illegal to refuse service to same-sex couples for religious reasons, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.
(RNS) — Elizabeth Woning and Ken Williams have a simple message to LGBTQ people: God can radically transform their sexual orientation. At the same time, the ex-gay movement in Christian circles has never been more besieged or fragmented, and reparative therapy has been debunked.
For two decades, McKrae Game led Hope for Wholeness, a faith-based conversion therapy program in South Carolina’s Upstate. After announcing he was gay in June, Game is trying to come to terms with the harm he inflicted while also learning to embrace a world and