Tag: Homosexuality

‘Pride Parade is causing more damage than benefit’

Holding the LGBT pride parade in the streets of Jerusalem  is contradicting its characteristics as a holy city, said the capital’s Ashkenazi chief rabbi Aryeh Stern on Thursday. Stern stressed that he objects and condemns any form of violence against the parade, but believes that there is no room for such events in Jerusalem. “It […]

Tennessee judge rules gay couples have equal parental rights

NASHVILLE –  Same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples who have children born through artificial insemination, a judge ruled.   Four married lesbian couples sued after the state passed a law that requires using the “natural and ordinary meaning” of words in state law. Gay rights groups said the requirement was […]

First same-sex marriage at Anglican church in UK to be held this summer

The first same-sex marriage at an Anglican church in the UK is expected to take place in Glasgow later this summer.   St Mary’s Cathedral has become the first in the country to be given permission to conduct gay weddings, a month after the Scottish Episcopal church general synod voted overwhelmingly to allow its churches […]

Christians: Speak the truth about homosexuality

To my brothers and sisters in ministry, I appeal to you in the sight of God: Please speak plainly and clearly when it comes to homosexuality, and please do so with compassion and love.   At this critical time in history, we’ve got no business dancing around these life and death issues, issues that affect […]

Texas lawmakers clash over contentious transgender bathroom bill

Less than two months after failing to pass a “bathroom bill” restricting access for transgender people, Texas lawmakers are trying again amid fierce opposition from Democrats, civil rights groups and leading businesses.   A special legislative session will start on Tuesday in Austin. Among the main items on the agenda is a measure to limit […]

Christian Grandma Florist Fined for Not Working Gay Wedding Takes ‘Last Stand’ at Supreme Court

Barronelle Stutzman, also known as the “Christian grandma florist,” is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear her appeal to reverse a Washington court’s decision earlier this year that found her guilty of discrimination for refusing to provide flowers for a gay wedding.   The Associated Press reported on Sunday that lawyers for Stutzman are claiming […]

Actually, Eugene Peterson Does Not Support Same-Sex Marriage

When put on the spot by this particular interviewer, I said yes in the moment. But on further reflection and prayer, I would like to retract that. That’s not something I would do out of respect to the congregation, the larger church body, and the historic biblical Christian view and teaching on marriage. That said, […]

Maltese parliament legalizes same-sex marriage

VALLETTA (Reuters) – Maltese lawmakers voted on Wednesday to legalize same-sex marriage on the Roman Catholic Mediterranean island, fulfilling Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s campaign promise to make this the first law brought before parliament in his new term.   The law, which drew cross-party support, removes words including as “husband”, “wife”, “mother” and “father” from […]

NEA Adopts Radical Pro-LGBTQ Statement

During the National Education Association’s (NEA) annual meeting and representative assembly held in Boston from June 25-July 5, delegates approved 159 new business items, with one of the most radical proposals — promoting the LGBTQ agenda — coming in at number three on the list.   Other proposals called for using NEA funds to “promote […]

Target doubles down on ‘gay’ pride despite losses in bathroom war

Despite the drastic financial blowback Target Corporation has been weathering since announcing its plan last year to allow men to enter women’s bathroom facilities, the retail giant is continuing full-speed ahead in its pursuit of LGBT social activism, all in the name of “inclusivity.” For the second year, Target is using a #TakePride hashtag on […]