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LGBT Pagans Send Litha Greetings (Midsummer)

And it is time for a special Litha Greeting to all our many pagan LGBT friends.  Litha is also known by secular society as the Midsummer Solstice.  The Pagan Federation, an organisation which since 1971 has tried to represent the many and varied pagan paths in Britain says:  “At summer solstice is the festival of Midsummer, sometimes called Litha. The God in his light aspect is at the height of his power and is crowned Lord of Light.

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Hollywood Star's "Inclusive" Church Question

Chris Pratt, a Hollywood heart-throb with some gay and bi following, has hit back after claims that the church he attends is opposed to the existance of LGBTQ people. Ellen Page, also a respected actor, made the allegation when responding to a tweet of Mr Pratt.

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Solstice Marks Holiday Time for LGBTs

The shortest day of the year is important to many religions around the globe, and is marked by LGBT humanists as well as queer pagans. Although there are homophobic and transphobic people in these traditions, they are usually considered to be reasonably LGBT friendly philosophies.

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Pagan Origins of Xmas Explored by Paper

With the holiday season approaching, the latest issue of Mature Times, the monthly free paper for the older community, which is published in Nailsea but has national reach, looks at the very pagan origins of many Christmas traditions.

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Jewish Community Rallies Behind Gay Couple

The Jewish Telegraph, a newspaper for the UK Jewish community, was horrified to learn that an ultra orthodox rabbi had attempted to blame the November Pittsburgh massacre on the fact that the congregation had been celebrating the birth of a baby boy to a samesex couple.

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There was much mirth and hilarity on the atheist web after a highly conservative Catholic priest identified the most dangerous and evil person in the world as ….


Researchers suggest that LGBT people are more likely to follow a spiritual path than the general population, and in spite of the phobia of some right wing churches, liberal Christianity has been a


The Jewish Chronicle newspaper reports that Israel's most famous trans singing sensation, Dana International, will be appearing at the Limmud Festival in Birmingham during December.


Britain’s oldest Jewish newspaper, the Jewish Chronicle, which editorially is supportive of LGBT Jews, says that an Orthodox nursery is appealing a ruling that found it discriminated again


South East Humanist Group will be holding a demonstration outside Broadcasting House, home of the BBC Radio networks in London on Tuesday, October 9 at 4pm.

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