Rainbow flags and balloons at Pride
June 6th, 2019

While some Catholic leaders do participate in Pride events, many more do not – often citing their belief that homosexuality should not be celebrated. Continue reading

Jonathan Van Ness officiating a wedding
June 4th, 2019

According to reports, Jonathan Van Ness got his ordination through the ULC in order to help couples legally tie the knot. One Seattle couple was lucky enough to call JVN their wedding officiant. Continue reading

PBS show Arthur portrays a same-sex wedding
May 24th, 2019

Alabama has decided not to air the season premiere of the famed children’s television show “Arthur” because it features a same-sex marriage between two of the characters. Continue reading

Brigham Young University sign on campus
April 19th, 2019

As higher education institutions face a reckoning over sexual violence on campus, some Brigham Young University students say they are actually being punished by the school for reporting their own sexual assaults. Continue reading

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg
April 12th, 2019

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said that coming out as gay and getting married to his husband brought him “closer to God” – comments that sparked a public spat with Vice President Mike Pence. Continue reading

Gay couple adopting a child
April 8th, 2019

Adoption agencies in Tennessee may soon be allowed to prevent same-sex couples from adopting a child from their system if it conflicts with the organization’s religious beliefs. Continue reading

Woman wearing a black hijab
April 5th, 2019

When non-Muslim women travel to majority-Islamic countries, it’s fairly common for them to don a hijab, in line with local customs (and in some cases, laws). But is that the right approach? Some feminists say absolutely not. Continue reading

Chick-fil-A restaurant exterior
April 1st, 2019

San Antonio has decided to ban controversial fast-food giant Chick-fil-A from opening a new location at the city’s airport. After plans for the new restaurant were made public, community groups expressed concern over the company’s record on LGBTQ rights. Should our ethics help direct how we spend our money? Continue reading

Lesbian couple holding rainbow flags
March 18th, 2019

The Supreme Court dealt a blow to traditional faith groups Monday when it declined to hear oral arguments on a case involving a Christian-owned B&B. The Aloha Bed & Breakfast has been tied up in court since 2011 when a lesbian couple sued the business for refusing to rent them a room. Continue reading

Christian cross in a school classroom
March 18th, 2019

When a teacher got divorced and moved in with another man, she unknowingly violated a school employment clause that forbids “any sexual activity outside of a heterosexual marriage.” The school superintendent found out and she was forced to resign. Continue reading