Christianity

US: State Department to launch new human rights panel stressing 'natural law'

The Trump administration plans to launch a new panel to offer "fresh thinking” on international human rights and “natural law,” a move some activists fear is aimed at narrowing protections for women and members of the LGBT community.

France sees rise in conversion therapies to ‘cure’ homosexuality

The film "Boy Erased" highlights controversial conversion therapies in the United States, which attempt to change homosexual children to heterosexual. This practice is surprisingly common in France.

US Christian ‘fundamentalists’ pour millions of ‘dark money’ into Europe, boosting the far right

MEPs call for action as openDemocracy analysis reveals ‘shocking’ flows of cash crossing the Atlantic to push ultra-conservative agendas.

US: America’s Biggest Christian Charity Funnels Tens of Millions to Hate Groups

The National Christian Foundation passed along $56 million from anonymous individuals to nearly two dozen anti-LGBT and anti-Muslim hate groups over the last three years on record.

Malaysia: LGBTQ+ Malaysians Exist, Whether Their Government Accepts That or Not

Despite news reports, it’s unclear what Tourism Minister Mohammadin Ketapi actually said about LGBTQ+ people at a recent event in Berlin.

US: Will the nation’s third-largest church split up over LGBT debate? Leaders try to reach an answer.

In recent years, the deep division over sexuality in the United Methodist Church has led many in the church to use a word they hadn’t heard since their European history classes: “schism.”