The Church’s True Colours

>Two related articles about Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM) and its action. The Church’s true coloursAfter three decades of trying to promote tolerance towards gay and lesbian Christians, the lead advocate is leaving, disillusioned.www.newstatesman.com/200801100026 Gays reject equality promoter, Dr Joel EdwardsGay activists will tomorrow condemn the appointment of openly-Christian leader in the UK to […]

Tutu Chides Church for Gay Stance

>A few days ago, our post about a rabbi speaking out against a homophobic interpretation of the Bible attracted a righteous comment from a reader, showing that a number of religious people are still finding it difficult to accept homosexuality, strangely, illogically and conveniently hand-picking which of the rules outlined by the Bible should be […]

40 Years Out

> Early, this year, Channel 4 broadcast a mini season of programmes marking the 40th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. This included the much talked about and rather controversial for its bleak oulook, Clapham Junction. (see our post here) The legacy of this season is a microsite entitled 40 Years On and gathering […]

Homosexuality and the Bible

>On 30th July, BBC Radio 4 in their religious programme Beyond Belief explored the relation between homosexuality and the Bible. Often at the heart of all religious views on homosexuality is the interpretation of scripture. Gay people are no different, with many developing their own readings of the Bible and creating gay-affirming theologies. Taking part […]