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Atlanta man stabbed during Tinder hookup
Faith  |  Crime

Atlanta man stabbed during Tinder hookup

An Atlanta man cruising Tinder for a gay trick was stabbed, locked in a bathroom and robbed when the two men moved their meetup from a fast food restaurant to an apartment.    READ MORE »

Ted Cruz rants as Texas marriage case speeds up
Faith  |  Politics

Ted Cruz rants as Texas marriage case speeds up

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz went apoplectic as the U.S. Supreme Court punted on gay marriage cases, while a federal judge issued an order speeding up a legal challenge to the state's gay marriage ban.    READ MORE »

Atlanta epicenter of Methodist gay marriage fight

Atlanta epicenter of Methodist gay marriage fight

A fight fueled by gay marriage and inflamed by a Georgia pastor is threatening to widen a schism in the United Methodist Church that may take center stage during a conference in Athens next week.    READ MORE »

It’s still not OK to eat Chick-fil-A’s tasty food

Chick-fil-A's chief still doesn't care for gay marriage, or whiny gays, but the Atlanta-based company does appear to be stepping back from pouring its charitable cash into the coffers of anti-gay groups.    READ MORE »

All ye faithful: Gay-friendly Christmas services

For some in LGBT Atlanta, the holidays aren’t just about presents and parties. For them, gay and gay-inclusive congregations offer Christmas Eve services, celebrations and commemorations.    READ MORE »

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Atlanta seminary prof fired for anti-gay views?

A professor who was fired by Atlanta’s Interdenominational Theological Center says the local consortium of black seminaries discriminated against him for being anti-gay.    READ MORE »

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Lesbian pastor’s efforts in Cobb called ‘garbage’

Trying to deliver a little spiritual growth, gay-style, to conservative Cobb County may prove tougher than Rev. NaDine Rawls expected. The response from this lesbian pastor? “Watch me.”    READ MORE »

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Southern Baptists remind us they hate the gays

What do you do if you just made history by electing your first black president? If you’re Southern Baptists, you mar efforts to erase a legacy of hate against blacks by launching one against the gays.    READ MORE »

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ATL’s pioneer gay pastor loss is St. Paul’s gain

When Bradley Schmeling leaves Atlanta’s St. John’s Lutheran Church for a large Evangelical Lutheran Church of America congregation in Minnesota, he leaves behind a trailblazing legacy.    READ MORE »

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Jimmy Carter takes gays to Sunday school

At 87, Georgia’s own former president is still kickin’ it with God in his Sunday school class. Gays and marriage are on the curriculum as he pitches his new book about the Bible.    READ MORE »

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Atlanta gays rally outside ex-gay event [photos]

Some 50 LGBT protesters countered an ex-gay conference in Villa Rica, Ga., on Saturday with bullhorns, chants and even a rally cry set to Whitney Houston's "I Wanna Dance with Somebody."    READ MORE »

All ye faithful: Hanukkah and Christmas services

For some in LGBT Atlanta, the holidays aren’t just about presents and parties. For them, gay and gay-inclusive congregations offer Hanukkah, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services.    READ MORE »

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Bryant Wright: Baptists don’t hate impure gays

Those annoyingly preachy TV and radio ads from Marietta pastor Bryant Wright? That guy is once again head of the Southern Baptist Convention and he’s speaking “right from his heart” about the gays.    READ MORE »

Anniversary lifts LGBT church picnic [photos]

The gay-founded, LGBT-welcoming Gentle Spirit Christian Church added a picnic to its weekly “Church Without Walls” Service on Sunday to celebrate the congregation’s 13th anniversary.    READ MORE »

All ye faithful: gay-inclusive Christmas services

For some in LGBT Atlanta, the holidays aren’t just about presents and parties. For those folks, gay and gay-inclusive congregations offer Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services.    READ MORE »

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Christians and gays tussle over Atlanta billboard

Fight! Fight! You know how we enjoy a good schoolyard scuffle. This one’s over an anti-gay marriage billboard erected OTP, gay media coverage of it and whining from the bigots over their treatment.    READ MORE »

Eddie Long denies charges; wants suits dropped

Speaking of Bishop Eddie Long and his alleged gay sexcapades, our anti-gay megadaddy hometown preacher spoke out on Monday: Your honor, it wasn't me.    READ MORE »

Megadaddy Eddie Long: Sperm, dirty men & gays

Bishop Eddie Long likes to wear his muscle shirts to church, talk about the proper place for sperm and see dirty men. Is it any wonder some anti-gay pastors took to the State Capitol to call for his head?    READ MORE »

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AIDS vigil marks somber Pride opening [photos]

A somber and spiritual opening to Pride unfolded Wednesday inside a Midtown church as a crowd of about 100 people took part in the Atlanta Pride AIDS Vigil.    READ MORE »

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Atlantans among ‘Glenn Beck’s anti-gay army’

Fox News pundit Glenn Beck’s effort to rebrand himself as much spiritual leader as opinionated moralist includes anti-gay spiritual leaders from Atlanta: Alveda King, Richard Lee and Charles Stanley.    READ MORE »

 
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