Tag: Homosexuality

South African court rules Dutch Reformed Church’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

A court in South Africa ruled Friday that the Dutch Reformed Church’s rules against same-sex marriage are “unlawful and invalid.” The decision comes from the bench of the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria led by Judge Joseph Raulinga, which reversed a decision to not recognize same-sex marriage in the church that was made by the […]

Birmingham school stops LGBT lessons after Muslim parents protest

Hundreds of children withdrawn from Parkfield community school for day A primary school that taught pupils about homosexuality as part of a programme to challenge homophobia has stopped the lessons after hundreds of children were withdrawn by parents in protest. Parkfield community school in Saltley, Birmingham, has been the scene of weekly protests over the […]

Christian group can bar gay student from leadership role

A federal judge ruled the University of Iowa was wrong to penalize a Christian student group after it barred a gay student from a leadership position. A federal judge has ruled that the University of Iowa was wrong to strip a Christian student group of its registered status after the organization barred a gay student […]

Disney Is Holding A Pride Parade At One Of Its Theme Parks For The First Time Ever

The Walt Disney Company is embracing LGBT pride month for the first time ever and hosting a gay pride parade in its Disneyland Paris park in France. The massive corporation has been moving toward a more liberal approach to sexual identity over the last decade, but the “Magical Pride” parade, set to take place on […]

Transgender Bills to ‘Ban Christianity’?

A showdown between religious freedom and transgender privileges is underway in Texas, where six pro-LGBTQ bills are targeting the constitutional rights of Christians. The magnitude of the latest wave of pro-LGBTQ legislation is so severe that one conservative columnist argues that the left is attempting “to ban Christianity in Texas.” Bracing for the worst While […]

Brazil’s gay couples exchange vows in collective ceremony

About forty gay couples got married in downtown Sao Paulo on Saturday, tying the knot partly out of fear that the new administration of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro could restrict same sex marriage. Although his campaign did not express views against gay marriage, Bolsonaro’s record of homophobic comments has caused alarm.In an interview with Playboy magazine […]

Germany Approves Third Gender

Germany’s parliament has voted to recognise a third gender for government documents, meaning that citizens can now be recognised in the European country as male, female, or diverse. The change in law came late Thursday night and follows a 2017 court ruling which required the German government to either allow a third gender or to […]

POPE ‘WORRIES’ ABOUT HOMOSEXUAL CLERGY

Pope Francis is quoted in a new published book saying that having gays in the clergy “is something that worries me” and remarking that some societies are considering homosexuality a “fashionable” lifestyle. “In consecrated life and priestly life, there is no place for this kind of affection,” he is quoted as saying in the Spanish-language […]

Group pushing United Methodist Church to fully include LGBTQ community

Dozens of people from around the metro area want the United Methodist Church to fully include gay people in their congregations. Former Kansas City, Kan., Mayor Mark Holland is leading the global campaign for change. With the elections of Sharice Davids in Kansas, a gay state representative from Lenexa, Kan., and a gay governor elected […]

Christian colleges and the LGBTQ dilemma

Stand fast … don’t yield. That’s the advice of one Christian apologist to faith-based colleges and universities that are struggling with increasing pressure from homosexual activists to abandon biblical morality. One would think it would be the shortest conversation of all time: Question: “Will you recognize and allow same-sex relationships on your Christian campus?” Answer: […]