Sex and Gender

  • 2 Jul 2010

    Listening to certain Christians, you would think that opposition to homosexuality is one of the most basic principles of the Christian faith. But this year, as a small group of Christians turn up to protest against the Pride festival in central London, they will be easily outnumbered by the Christians who are participating in Pride, celebrating diverse sexuality as a gift from God.

  • 1 Jul 2010

    Presbyterian advocates of equality for all members of the church, including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT), are announcing they are ready to celebrate continuing progress at the upcoming General Assembly

  • 1 Jul 2010

    The General Secretary of the WCC says the ecumenical body cannot take a stance on issues of sexuality and women's ordination, because of the different views among its members churches.

  • 30 Jun 2010

    Increasing numbers of Christian groups are self-identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT), according to trends noted by the religion and society thinktank Ekklesia ahead of the Pride festival in London on Saturday (3 July).

  • 29 Jun 2010

    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered Christians are planning an organised and visible presence at the upcoming Pride march through the streets of London this weekend.

  • 29 Jun 2010

    Hundreds of LGBT Christians from different groups will be marching in the Pride parade through London streets, which takes place this weekend.

  • 27 Jun 2010

    Unequal treatment of women undermines the whole church’s calling to care for the needy and challenge the world by witnessing to the possibility of a new way of life in which none are exploited or marginalised, says Savi Hensman, and she examines the latest machinations around women's ministry in the Church of England.

  • 25 Jun 2010

    The Church of England is reported to be about to propose a change in its rules that will allow priests who are divorced to become bishops. Journalists looking for negative reactions to this news have not found them hard to find.

  • 11 Jun 2010

    As communities plan World Cup 2010 parties and pubs prepare for record business, campaigners and support workers are warning about a rise in domestic violence.

  • 10 Jun 2010

    A gay Malawian couple released from prison following international campaigning have announcing they are splitting up. Their decision has been attributed to homophobic pressure.