Here are some stories you may have missed:
Christian Family Fights Adoption by Gay Couple – what, the gay couple can’t be a “Christian family”? Not when Christianity Today writes the headline, apparently.
E-Harmony sets up a new dating service just for gays and lesbians after a lawsuit – now there’s a new lawsuit, saying that new site equates to “separate but equal.”
Religious reaction (pro and con) to the Iowa Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-gender marriage in that state.
In all the excitment over Iowa, you may have missed the news that Sweden legalized same-gender marriage on April Fool’s day – but it’s no joke!
Finally the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the The Presbyterian Church (USA) is working on granting ordination to gay and lesbian clergy, without that ridiculous “celibacy” clause.
Founder of Motley Mystic and the Jubilee! Circle interfaith spiritual community In Columbia, S.C., Candace Chellew (she/her) is the author of Bulletproof Faith: A Spiritual Survival Guide for Gay and Lesbian Christians (Jossey-Bass, 2008). Founder and Editor Emeritus of Whosoever, she earned her masters of theological studies at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology, was ordained by Gentle Spirit Christian Church in December 2003, and trained as a spiritual director through the Omega Point program of the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta. She is also a musician and animal lover.