LGBT

  • 25 May 2011

    This week, the Church of Scotland has been discussing a specially commissioned report on Same Sex Relationships and the Ministry at its General Assembly in Edinburgh. Alison Jasper from the University of Stirling unpacks the issues, as part of the Critical Religion series.

  • 25 May 2011

    The former Bishop of Oxford, Richard Harries, has welcomed plans by a Christian writer to undertake a pilgrimage of repentance for his former homophobia.

  • 25 May 2011

    There has been some uncertainty as to what the Church of Scotland General Assembly actually voted for, and against, on the issue of coupled same-sex ministers and related issues. on Monday 23 May 2011.

  • 25 May 2011

    The Church of Scotland General Assembly, meeting in Edinburgh, has moved towards the acceptance of ministers living in a same-sex relationships.

  • 22 May 2011

    It is now less than four weeks before I begin walking from Birmingham to London as a pilgrimage of repentance for my former homophobia. I'm delighted with the support and encouragement I've received and I'm very pleased to report that details of events during the walk have now been published.

  • 18 May 2011

    To tackle homophobia, we need to understand it. Recent years have seen a backlash against LGBT rights in the UK. This is partly because changing views on sexuality have become a focus for people alarmed by the declining status of what they regard as Christian morality. But it's not a morality that has much in common with the teachings and lifestyle of Jesus.

  • 10 May 2011

    Jacqueline Nabagesera, a Ugandan gay rights activist, has been awareded the prestigious Martin Ennals Awards for Human Rights Defenders.

  • 9 May 2011

    A chaplain running a dedicated helpline for gay farmers has received a steady number of calls from men struggling to cope with their sexuality.

  • 15 Apr 2011

    Brent Borough Council has denied discriminating against Christians. Critics of the claim of discrimination say that it does not stand up under scrutiny.

  • 30 Mar 2011

    A central London church will mark the final destination of a Christian writer's pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia this summer.