Clutching a bunch of flowers next to her husband, Debora Lisset Covas, 32, insisted the demonstration was not homophobic. While the state is using television, newspapers and public billboards to urge the population to vote yes to the new constitution, evangelical denominations have run a bullish and unprecedented counter-campaign. Churches have printed hundreds of thousands of posters and flyers which the faithful have stuck on doors, lamp posts and inside buses.
An LGBT wellbeing organisation has protested against a so-called gay conversion therapy event at a south Belfast church. The church was hosting a True Freedom Trust conference "for Christians who experience same-sex temptations". John O'Doherty, Director of The Rainbow Project, said conversion therapy and "all other so-called sexual orientation change efforts are condemned by mental health, counselling and psychotherapy bodies around the world as unethical and harmful.
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Protestors chant during the United Methodist Church's special session of the general conference in St. Louis, Tuesday, Feb. America's second-largest Protestant denomination faces a likely fracture as delegates at the crucial meeting move to strengthen bans on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT clergy.
When anti-gay protesters tried to attack an LGBT-friendly church in Geneva, Illinois this month, a local parishioner rallied neighborhood troops to come save the day. Colin Campbell said he noticed seven men standing on the sidewalk outside the First Congregational Church of Geneva last weekend and immediately knew what they were trying to do. Campbell recently teamed up with another parishioner to set up a list of people who asked to be notified if the church needed help in situations like this.
Sex scandals. Mrs Brown's Boys. But every now and again, there's a story that just about makes us think everything is going to be ok. But unfortunately, being such a visible ally of equality is going to incur the ire of those who wish to destroy that way of life.
A group of anti-gay Christians carry placards condemning homosexuality on the side of the annual Pride March celebration in Marikina City in the Philippine capital on June Photo by Jhun Dantes. People in restive Indonesian region believe dark forces are behind recent deaths of bishop, several priests.
But this year, teachers said, no way. Teachers learned on Friday that the district had scheduled its welcome-back event at the Abundant Life church, even after last year, when some had opposed having a public school event in a religious space with anti-gay beliefs. They took to social media to organize a protest against the convocation, set for Wednesday. Teachers quickly made plans to show up wearing rainbow colored T-shirts, gay pride stickers, pins and buttons supporting the LGBTQ community.