The Ever-Evolving Institution of Marriage
Despite claims by many conservatives and religious leaders, marriage has not always been a union between one man and one woman but over the years has embraced practices that even most strident marriage traditionalists might abhor.
The Political and Cultural Embrace of Marriage Equality Is Growing
Voters young and old are supporting marriage equality for gay and transgender Americans, and many religious institutions are supportive too.
‘Religious Liberty’ Does Not Give People a License to Discriminate
Claims of threats to “religious liberty” are all too often not about the free exercise of religion but instead about discriminating against gay Americans.
Gay and Transgender Issues
Americans are becoming less opposed to marriage equality and increasingly unlikely to base their vote on antigay and antitransgender measures.
Religion, Marriage, and the Economy
Sally Steenland interviews CAP Senior Fellow Bishop Gene Robinson about religious liberty, contraception, marriage equality, economic inequality, and more.
From Harvey Milk to the White House: Gay Marriage Evolutions
The late Harvey Milk is smiling at the president's support for marriage equality, writes Bishop Gene Robinson.
Will Black Voters Follow Obama on Gay Marriage?
Madison T. Shockley II explores whether black voters will follow the president's leadership to grow in support of gay and transgender equality.
National Coming Out Day in Church
Eleni Towns presents five ways that major Christian groups support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality in our nation.
What Do Latinos Think About Social Issues?
Sally Steenland interviews Bishop Minerva Carcaño and Silvia Henriquez on the diversity of opinion in the Latino community when it comes to reproductive rights and gay and lesbian equality.
A Nation of Support for Marriage Equality
For the first time ever, a majority of Americans support marriage equality, proving that the public is moving ahead of the religious institutions and politicians living in the past, writes Sally Steenland.
Keeping the Faith
Report Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite and Marta Cook highlight the efforts of faith communities and LGBT advocates in Tennessee.
Working for Equality in the Great Lakes State
Report In order to achieve human rights and equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in Michigan, both the faith and LGBT communities need to more fully understand each other and work together, write Sally Steenland and Susan Thistlethwaite.
What Are Religious Texts Really Saying About Gay and Transgender Rights?
Bishop Gene Robinson counters right-wing interpretations of scripture commonly used against gay and transgender equality.
Working with Faith Communities for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Human Rights
An update on the collaboration between LBGT Progress and the Faith and Progressive Policy Institute and their recent accomplishments.