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Homophobic Political Pundit Makes Wild Claims About Trump Election Loss

Homophobic Political Pundit Makes Wild Claims About Trump Election Loss

By Brendan Walker | Jan 27, 2021

In a video obtained by LGBTQ Nation via Rightwing Watch, anti LGBTQ activist Scott Lively made the bold claim that former President Trump was removed from office by God due to his support of gay men.

Group of U.S. Catholic Bishops Urges Support for LGBT Youth

Group of U.S. Catholic Bishops Urges Support for LGBT Youth

By David Crary | Jan 26, 2021

Declaring "God is on your side," a Roman Catholic cardinal, an archbishop, and six other U.S. bishops issued a statement of support for LGBT youth and denouncing the bullying often directed at them.

Controversial Rabbi Says COVID-19 Vaccine Turns People Gay

Controversial Rabbi Says COVID-19 Vaccine Turns People Gay

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 12, 2021

Rabbi Daniel Asor is imploring his followers not to receive the coronavirus vaccination because, despite science, he believes it might make people gay.

Anti-Gay Dubai to Host Conference on LGBTQ Rights

Anti-Gay Dubai to Host Conference on LGBTQ Rights

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 11, 2021

The International Conference on Gender Identity and LGBT Rights will be held in May in Dubai, the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, where homosexuality remains illegal.

Trump-Supporting Christian Leaders and Their Sunday Messages

Trump-Supporting Christian Leaders and Their Sunday Messages

By Miriam Fam Elana Schor, and David Crary | Jan 11, 2021

On the first Sunday since a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol, the messages from the pulpits of Christian leaders who've backed Trump were as disparate as the opinions of the nation's citizenry.

Donald Trump Jr. Slams Transgender Athletes at Rally Before D.C. Riots

Donald Trump Jr. Slams Transgender Athletes at Rally Before D.C. Riots

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Jan 9, 2021

At the Wednesday rally in Washington D.C., shortly before seditionists stormed the Capitol and rioted at the suggestion of the President, Donald Trump Jr. attacked transgender athletes in an expletive-ridden speech.

Watch: Woman Pleads Guilty to Terroristic Threats Against Catholic School Over its LGBTQ Acceptance

Watch: Woman Pleads Guilty to Terroristic Threats Against Catholic School Over its LGBTQ Acceptance

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 8, 2021

A woman who threatened a Catholic girls' school with bombing, murder, and terrorism because of an LGBTQ-inclusive policy faces hate crimes charges... and they are based in religious liberty protections.

Warnock, Biden Wins Give Twin Thrills to Religious Liberals

Warnock, Biden Wins Give Twin Thrills to Religious Liberals

By Elena Schor | Jan 8, 2021

Both Democrats made faith a central part of their political identity on the campaign trail — and their victories are emboldening religious liberals.

PopUps: Bieber Denies Rumors He's Studying to Become a Pastor, Disavows Hillsong Church

PopUps: Bieber Denies Rumors He's Studying to Become a Pastor, Disavows Hillsong Church

Jan 5, 2021

Justin Bieber is denying rumors that he is studying to become a pastor with the controversial Hillsong Church and even said he's no longer part of the church.

Senate Race Thrusts 'Black America's Church' into Spotlight

Senate Race Thrusts 'Black America's Church' into Spotlight

By Aaron Morrison | Jan 3, 2021

For decades, the red-bricked Gothic Revival church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once preached has been a monument to the history of Black Americans' fight for civil rights and the legacy of an activist icon.

Senator Mike Lee Attacks Trans Kids Who Play Sports

Senator Mike Lee Attacks Trans Kids Who Play Sports

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 30, 2020

Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) has baselessly claimed that transgender children who play sports pose a "deliberate, sadistic effort" to "harm girls."

Mormon Doc Strips Off Temple Undergarments and Finds His Authentic Self

Mormon Doc Strips Off Temple Undergarments and Finds His Authentic Self

Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Jake Jacob posted a moving Instagram about how he left the Mormon Church and found his authentic self by stripping off his Temple Undergarments.

Mormon Church Sued for Alleged Role in Boy Scouts Sex Abuse

Mormon Church Sued for Alleged Role in Boy Scouts Sex Abuse

By Terry Tang | Dec 29, 2020

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was hit with lawsuits for allegedly covering up decades of sexual abuse among Boy Scout troops in Arizona, marking the latest litigation before the state's end-of-year deadline for adult victims to sue.

Pope Proclaims Year of Families, Offers Advice to Keep Peace

Pope Proclaims Year of Families, Offers Advice to Keep Peace

Dec 27, 2020

Pope Francis on Sunday proclaimed an upcoming year dedicated to the family as he doubled down on one of his papal priorities and urged renewed attention to his controversial 2016 document on family life.

A Pandemic Christmas: Churches Shut, Borders Complicated

A Pandemic Christmas: Churches Shut, Borders Complicated

By Frances D'Emilio | Dec 25, 2020

Curfews, quarantines and even border closings complicated Christmas celebrations Friday for countless people around the globe, but ingenuity, determination and imagination helped keep the day special for many.

Pope on Christmas: Vaccines for All; Needy, Vulnerable First

Pope on Christmas: Vaccines for All; Needy, Vulnerable First

By Frances D'Emilio | Dec 25, 2020

Pope Francis made a Christmas Day plea for authorities to make COVID-19 vaccines available to all, insisting that the first in line should be the most vulnerable and needy, regardless of who holds the patents for the shots.

Christmas Unites Community After Fire Guts Historic Church

Christmas Unites Community After Fire Guts Historic Church

By Luis Andres Henao and Emily Leshner | Dec 24, 2020

At Christmases past, parishioners at Middle Collegiate in New York City rejoiced over gospel hymns, carols and soul tunes played on a Steinway piano that is now only metal and ashes after the historic church was destroyed this month by fire.

From 'Worst to Best' -- Chris Pratt Declares Himself the 'Better Chris'

From 'Worst to Best' -- Chris Pratt Declares Himself the 'Better Chris'

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 22, 2020

In a series of Instagram jokes, Chris Pratt has declared himself the "better Chris."

President in the Pews: DC Churches Offer Biden Options

President in the Pews: DC Churches Offer Biden Options

By Will Weissert and Elana Schor | Dec 20, 2020

This is one of the last places where Biden can at least try to blend in, a luxury that probably will fade away completely when he takes office next month.

VA Congressman Censured by Own Party for Officiating Same-Sex Marriage

VA Congressman Censured by Own Party for Officiating Same-Sex Marriage

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 18, 2020

On Saturday, the Appomattox County Republican Committee censured GOP Rep. Denver Riggleman for officiating a same-sex marriage last year, as well as condemning President Trump and congratulating President-elect Joe Biden.

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