Human Sexuality

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October 4, 2013

[Anglican Church of Southern Africa] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has urged its bishops to provide guidelines for giving pastoral care to same-sex couples who have entered civil unions under South African law.

The church’s ruling Provincial Synod, currently meeting in Benoni,...

August 4, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The 12 Episcopalians given the task of exploring the “biblical, theological, historical, liturgical and canonical dimensions of marriage” and marriage’s “changing societal and cultural norms and legal structures” began their first face-to-face meeting July 29 by...

March 22, 2013

Sister Jeannine Gramick of New Ways Ministry, a longtime Roman Catholic crusader for LGBT rights, lights candles for victims of hate crimes during a memorial service March 14 during the first-ever conference for LGBT human rights held at the University of Central America in San...

January 4, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service, Episcopal News Service] The Church of England issued a statement Jan. 4 confirming that gay priests can be appointed bishops as long as they live in accordance with the teaching of the Church [of England] on human sexuality.

The Rt. Rev. Graham...

December 2, 2012

Louisa Hallas and kClare Kemock will have their civil union blessed at their home parish of Holy Nativity Episcopal Church in Clarendon Hills, Illinois, on Dec. 29.

[Episcopal News Service] In the final debate before General Convention approved a provisional church liturgy to bless the...

October 3, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark Beckwith recently told readers of the Newark, New Jersey, Star-Ledger newspaper that society needs to “move beyond arguments about unfounded threats to the flourishing of families and focus our attention on the real threats, such as the...

September 25, 2012

Bishop Christopher Senyonjo

[76 Crimes] Bishop Christopher Senyonjo of Kampala, Uganda, will receive a Clinton Global Citizen Award at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting this evening (Sept. 24) for his outstanding work to support the rights of lesbian, gay,...

July 27, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Scotland announced on July 25 it will allow same-sex weddings as early as 2015, becoming the first country in the United Kingdom to do so.

“We are committed to a Scotland that is fair and equal, and that is why we intend to proceed with plans to...

July 9, 2012

The Rev. Carla Robinson, a transgender priest and deputy from the Diocese of Olympia, addresses the House of Deputies July 9 during their debate on gender identity and the rights of transgender people. ENS photo/Matthew Davies

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House...

July 7, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] In a busy legislative day, the House of Bishops on July 7 adopted legislation that would amend two canons to prohibit discrimination based on “gender identity or expression” in the lay and ordained ministry discernment process and in the overall...

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