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The Roman Catholic church should be more welcoming to cohabiting and divorced couples, lesbian and gay people and their children, according to a document issued by a Synod on the Family.
The network Reform has threatened to boycott ‘shared conversations’, unless its own views on sexual ethics are treated as authoritative by Church of England leaders.
Protesters at Southwell Minster have criticised Archbishop of York John Sentamu for discriminating against married gay chaplain Jeremy Pemberton. This meant that he could not take up a job at a local NHS trust.
Over 300 Anglicans and members of other churches have signed an open letter to bishops who are secretly gay, encouraging them to 'come out' about their sexuality.
A draft bill going through parliament in Chad will fuel homophobia and be a major backwards step for human rights in the country if passed into law, says Amnesty.
A two-year process of conversations on sexuality has begun in the Church of England, at a gathering of bishops. Similar discussions are taking place in several other churches in Britain.
Over 30 African religious leaders, scholars and members of civil society have issued a Declaration opposing violence towards, and misinformation about, LGBTI people.
Half of all TUC-affiliated unions are running targeted recruitment campaigns at LGBT workers, an increase from 38 per cent of unions in 2011, according to the Equality Audit.
The College of Bishops of the Church of England will meet for two days from 15 to 17 September to continue the process of Shared Conversations on Sexuality, Scripture and Mission.
Soldiers from the African Union Mission in Somalia have sexually abused and exploited vulnerable Somali women and girls on their bases in Mogadishu, says Human Rights Watch