Pope Francis says homosexuality is a ‘sin,’ but ‘not a crime’
Pope Francis criticized laws that criminalize homosexuality as “unjust” and called on Catholic bishops who support the laws to welcome LGBTQ people into the church.
Church of England refuses to preside over same-sex marriages
"Blessings" from the Church of England for same-sex marriage are allowed, but same-sex couples are still not allowed to marry in its churches.
States target transgender health care in first bills of 2023
More than two dozen bills seeking to restrict transgender health care access have been introduced across 11 states for the legislative sessions beginning in early 2023.
Biden signs gay marriage bill at White House ceremony
President Joe Biden signed gay marriage legislation into law Tuesday before a crowd of thousands, a ceremony that reflected growing acceptance of same-sex unions.
Putin signs law expanding Russia's rules against LGBT 'propaganda'
Russia’s new law outlaws advertising, media and online resources, books, films and theater productions deemed to contain such LGBT “propaganda.”
Supreme Court justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights
The Supreme Court on Monday heard the case of a Christian graphic artist who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples.