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Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for "Overcomers" of Homosexuality

Pulse Survivors Host Freedom March for "Overcomers" of Homosexuality

By Sam Cronin | Sep 16
Two Pulse nightclub shooting survivors organized a march last Saturday to connect so-called "overcomers" of homosexuality. This takes place shortly after a petition has gained thousands of signatures to ban conversion therapy.

Lodi Winery Apologizes for, Changes Policy on Denying Gay Weddings

Lodi Winery Apologizes for, Changes Policy on Denying Gay Weddings

By Sam Cronin | Sep 13
The Viaggio Estate and Winery, a popular Lodi, Calif. destination for wedding ceremonies and receptions, is facing controversy over a policy that it has recently changed about not allowing gay weddings in its facilities.

Pope Says US Critics Use 'Rigid Ideology' to Mask Failings

Pope Says US Critics Use 'Rigid Ideology' to Mask Failings

By Nicole Winfield | Sep 11
Pope Francis said Tuesday he wasn't afraid of a U.S. Catholic Church schism led by his conservative critics, but sees a "rigid" ideology opponents use to mask their own moral failings has already infiltrated the American church.

Pope on Critics: It's 'an Honor if the Americans Attack Me'

Pope on Critics: It's 'an Honor if the Americans Attack Me'

By Nicole Winfield | Sep 5
Pope Francis acknowledged his growing opposition within the conservative right-wing of the U.S. Catholic Church and said in off-hand remarks aboard the papal plane Wednesday it is "an honor if the Americans attack me."

Wedding Venue Owner Apologizes After Turning Away Mixed-Race Couple, Citing 'Religious Beliefs'

Wedding Venue Owner Apologizes After Turning Away Mixed-Race Couple, Citing 'Religious Beliefs'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 4
Miracle or marketing? The owner wedding venue that denied a mixed-race couple due to "Biblical" beliefs reportedly issued an apology saying she was wrong - and had misunderstood scripture.

Watch: Anti-LGBTQ Evangelical Leader Tony Perkins Links Teaching Evolution to Mass Shootings

Watch: Anti-LGBTQ Evangelical Leader Tony Perkins Links Teaching Evolution to Mass Shootings

Sep 4
The president of the Southern Poverty Law Center designated anti-LGBTQ hate group the Family Research Council is speaking out against children being taught evolution in schools, claiming a link between that and mass shootings.

Watch: Former 'Ex-Gay' Proponent Comes Out, Denounces 'Conversion Therapy'

Watch: Former 'Ex-Gay' Proponent Comes Out, Denounces 'Conversion Therapy'

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 4
A longtime proponent of so-called "conversion therapy," which bases its claims on the fallacious idea that LGBTQ people can "choose" to be heterosexual and cisgender, has come out of the closet and now says that "ex-gay ministry is a lie."

Justin Bieber Opens Up About His Steep Fall from Grace

Justin Bieber Opens Up About His Steep Fall from Grace

Sep 4
Justin Bieber is opening up about a string of "bad decisions" that led him to go from being a beloved teen performer to "the most ridiculed, judged and hated person in the world."

Where's the Pope? Stuck in Vatican Elevator Until Rescue

Where's the Pope? Stuck in Vatican Elevator Until Rescue

Sep 1
Where's the pope? He's stuck in a Vatican elevator.

Televangelist Franklin Graham Drags Taylor Swift Over Support for Equality Act

Televangelist Franklin Graham Drags Taylor Swift Over Support for Equality Act

Aug 29
Televangelist Franklin Graham took to Facebook Tuesday to shame Taylor Swift for her vocal support of the pro-LGBTQ Equality Act.

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