Religion and Sexuality

Homosexuality and Religion: Can a Mutual Respect Ever be Established?

Anna Tippett | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK
Anna Tippett

A large proportion of the homophobia that exists in society continues to stem from religious belief. Within this, the active condemnation of homosexuality is often justified as an expression of faith; a religious right where an individual is free to preach - what they perceive to be - the word of God.

The Church of England Is One Generation Away From Extinction? Damn I Hoped It Would be Sooner

Daniel W Smith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel W Smith

I cannot wait for the Church to finally collapse, the Church is steeped in homophobia, sexism and racism and its role in the world is one that only holds people back from the dignity and the equality they deserve. This is not an attack on an individual to seek salvation in whatever form they wish to find it, this is an attack on those who would wish to use religion as a means to control and oppress.

Same Sex Relationships are a Match made in Heaven

Felicity A Morse | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Politics
Felicity A Morse

I'm a Christian and I'm angry. Same-sex marriage is to be made illegal in the Church of England and Wales after a debate which has seen disgusting comments made about gay people, both by by so-called Christians and Tory MPs claiming to be on the side of the church.

Yet More Catholic Anti-Gay Bashing

Manuel Barcia | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Politics
Manuel Barcia

And so, the anti-gay rants emanating from the Catholic quarters begin again. In his wisdom the new Bishop of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia has decided to suggest that the premature death of gay Labour MP David Cairns could be related to his sexual orientation.

You Can't Immunise Young Women From Having Sex

Julie Bentley | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK
Julie Bentley

Since the introduction of the vaccination programme in late 2008, critics have been wrongly convinced that because HPV is linked to sexual activity, providing a vaccine will promote promiscuity. Rubbish! That's like suggesting cookery classes promote obesity.

When God Was a Woman

Laura Sevier | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK
Laura Sevier

Like any good Church of England girl, I was brought up to believe that God was a man who had a Son.