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Philly Fight’s 20th Anniversary of AIDS Education Month

PRIDE | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 4
As Pride month hits Philadelphia, the AIDS Service organization Philadelphia FIGHT celebrates their 20th anniversary of their AIDS Education Month with a roster of free events through June 29.

Family Acceptance Project Prevents LGBT Teen Suicide

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
The Family Acceptance Project has announced plans to launch the first family-focused program to prevent suicide and homelessness among LGBT youth and young adults.

Casting Jesus: Did He Really Look Like Brad Pitt?

MOVIES | By Jocelyn Noveck | Mar 8
In the popular new film "Son of God," Jesus is so, well, easy on the eyes that some are revisiting an age-old question that has vexed scholars for centuries: Did Jesus really look like Brad Pitt, only slightly better?

’Next Fall’ a Personal Collaboration for Actor and Director

HIV/AIDS | By Michael Cox | Jan 17
"Next Fall" may be the most profound and personal collaboration between the actor Kendall Hodder and director Russell Greene. In the play, a tragic accident puts Adam’s feelings about his devoutly religious partner to the test.

With Resignation of Pope, LGBTs Hope for True Dialogue on Rights

RELIGION | By Andrew Clark | Feb 25
With the unexpected resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, some in the LGBT community expressed the hope that the Church would engage in a meaningful conversation about LGBT rights. Others aren’t as optimistic.

Religious groups counsel, advocate on behalf of LGBT faithful

NATIONAL | By Joseph Erbentraut | Apr 15
Groups, such as Nehirim, continue to offer support, educational and social opportunities for LGBT people of faith, but long-simmering tensions between religious organizations and activists remain.

NYC religious leaders pledge to fight HIV/AIDS

NATIONAL | By Scott Stiffler | Jul 15
A coalition of clergy, elected officials and representatives from HIV/AIDS service organizations launched the Interfaith for HIV/AIDS: A Call to Take Action in 2009 on the steps of City Hall on July 8.

Faith springs eternal at Chicago Pride

NATIONAL | By Joseph Erbentraut | Jun 10
As LGBT Chicagoans begin to partake in the bounty of events that is Pride month, congregations across the city continue to offer participants numerous opportunities to explore their faith and spirituality.

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