Religion News

Progressive Christian Groups Unite for Survey

A wide variety of LGBTQIA supportive Christian organisations, including the Quest Gay Catholic Group and One Body One Faith, supported by liberal and progressive Christians, have launched a survey on how safe are congregations for LGBTQIA people. The nine organisations that have come tog  ether for the purposes of the survey say: “our research is overseen by an independent research academic, aims to gather LGBT+ Christian experiences and perspectives on how safe they feel within the churches where they currently worship”.

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Synagogue Asks for TransWoman's Help for Shul

In Liverpool, a Jewish transgender woman, who is well loved and supported in her local synagogue, agreed to be counted as a male for the purposes of making the congregation, quorate, known in Hebrew as shul, in order that celebrations for the autumn feast of Succot could go ahead.

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Church in Wales Votes for Blessing Couples

The atheist magazine The Freethinker reports that the Church in Wales, which is the Anglican Church in the Principality of Wales, has voted in its governing body, by twenty eight votes to twelve to formally allow the blessing of samesex couples.

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Fundamentalist Preacher Shown Door in Leeds

Since at least the nineteenth century, aggressive preaching has been illegal in the UK, even during more religious periods than at present.

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Queer Pagans Mark the Autumn Equinox

On Tuesday, September 21st LGBTQIA pagans will be marking the turning of the year's cycle to the Autumn equinox, when day and night are equal and from whence the Northern Hemisphere enters the darker half of the year.

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19
Sep

Pink News reports that a new study in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology analyses the increasing paranoia amongst ultra-conservative and fundamentalist Christians based o

28
Aug

Congratulations are due to the international group GALVA 108, an international federation of Hindu's, Vaishnavas and Krishna followers.

25
Aug

The Metro newspaper reports that a community radio station in Sheffield has been censured by the broadcasting regulator OFCOM for transmitting an Islamic musical form that encourag

24
Aug

One of the largest independent student bodies has sent its thanks and congratulations to the Methodist Church in the United Kingdom after the Methodist Council voted to allow sames

31
Jul

LGBTQIA Pagans will be looking forward to the weekend festival of Lammas, one of the eight fire festivals that punctuate the cycle of the seasons.

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