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Poll: Most Religious Americans Believe There Are Only Two Genders

A Public Religion Research Institute survey of 5,438 Americans shows an increase over the past two years in the belief that there are only two gender identities — man and woman — among several religious groups.

New denomination urges United Methodists to walk out of the wilderness

week, emerging after decades of rancorous debate over the ordination and marriage of LGBTQ United Methodists. The liberal wing of the church would like to extend full rights to LGBTQ people; conservatives adamantly oppose it.

BRIEF: Preventing domestic violence

On Sept. 27 residents are invited to learn how to prevent domestic violence at the first Stop Violence Against Women Day, which will be held at Coeur d'Alene Casino from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The event will include a Women's Health & Resource Fair in partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

NALT alliance says Not All (Christians are) Like That on homosexuality

A new website aims to become a gathering place for Christians who are “Not All Like That” and want to distance themselves from others who oppose gay marriage.

The NALT Christians Project launched on Wednesday (Sept. 4) with the message that Not All (Christians are) Like That,

Evangelical ‘Messy Middle’ is more accepting of gays

A new voice is emerging in the evangelical community, and it’s turning away from the church’s vocal opposition to homosexuality in favor of a more tolerant attitude.

Researchers at Baylor University found that 24 percent of evangelicals were “ambivalent,” meaning they support civil unions or legal recognition of gay relationships, despite harboring a moral opposition to homosexuality.

Desmond Tutu: I’d rather go to hell than serve a homophobic God, go to homophobic heaven

While speaking at the kickoff of the United Nation's "Free and Equal" campaign to promote gay rights worldwide, retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 81, raised more than a few eyebrows when he said he would rather go to hell than a "homophobic heaven" or serve a "homophobic God," the UK Daily Mail reported last Saturday.

Queen approves same-sex marriage bill in England, Wales

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) England and Wales became the 16th and 17th countries in the world to recognize gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave “royal assent” to a same-sex marriage bill.

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