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.
Bishop Gene Robinson counters right-wing interpretations of scripture commonly used against gay and transgender equality.
Dr. Israel Drazin, a former chaplain and brigadier general, debunks the claim that military chaplains must either sacrifice their religious freedom or face dismissal if “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is repealed.
An update on the collaboration between LBGT Progress and the Faith and Progressive Policy Institute and their recent accomplishments.
Many religious groups approved of yesterday’s overturn of California’s same-sex marriage ban, writes Sally Steenland.
The Presbyterian Church’s General Assembly meeting last week showcased the church’s steady movement toward LGBT rights, says Marta Cook.
Bishop Gene Robinson debunks Archbishop Timothy Broglio’s claims that repealing “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” brings the government into religion.
Bishops Gene Robinson and Christopher Senyonjo discuss Uganda’s recent antigay legislation and what it means for the U.S. conversation about LGBT rights.
Sally Steenland, Nan Futrell, and Marta Cook examine the passage of an antigay adoption ballot initiative in Arkansas in 2008 and its implications for faith communities and advocates.
Jeff Krehely and Sally Steenland interview CAP’s new Visiting Senior Fellow Bishop Gene Robinson—the first openly gay bishop to be ordained in a major Christian denomination.
More faith communities are accepting transgender individuals, writes Sy Mukherjee.
Marta Cook documents the growing grassroots support for LGBT rights among evangelicals.
Religious Voices Are Critical for the Advancement of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equality
Last week CAP and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force released two groundbreaking reports on marriage-equality ballot initiatives in California and Michigan.
A report by Jonathan Duffy and Sally Steenland explores the strategies for Proposal 2 in Michigan, a state constitutional amendment that prohibited same-sex marriage.
Christians who oppose same-sex marriage say it goes against the biblical conception of marriage and sexuality, but they're wrong.