Many views are held or have been expressed by religious organisations in relation to same-sex marriage. Although the majority of world religions oppose to same-sex marriage, the number of religious denominations that are conducting same-sex marriages have been increasing in recent times. Religious views on same-sex marriage are closely related to religious views on homosexuality. Due to the ambivalent language about homosexuality in Buddhist teachings, there has been no official stance put forth regarding the issue of marriage between members of the same gender. There is no official Buddhist position on the issue of same-sex marriage. On October 11, , some religious leaders gave testimony to the Commission on Sexual Orientation and the Law in support of same-gender marriages.
Barb Hamilton, a longtime teacher and vice-principal in the school district, served as principal from at St. Joseph Elementary Junior High School. She has filed two human rights complaints charging that the school district refused her employment on the grounds of marital status, religious beliefs, and sexual orientation. Joseph she returned to teaching but is now on leave from her position. While she was principal, she filed an affidavit saying she was aware of 10 students in grades 8 and 9 at the school believed to self-identify as LGBTQ and had intentionally hurt themselves. David Eggen, Minister of Education for Alberta, has not read the contract but said knows that such contracts do exist in the province, CTV reports. If schools are compliant with that they are doing their job, he said.
A lesbian couple has sued the Trump administration over a denial of their application to serve as foster parents for refugee children. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Conference of Catholic Bishops to become foster parents.
A father and son are at the center of the Christian faith, so when the Methodist Church started putting fathers on trial for participating in the weddings of their sons, the faithful took notice. Earlier this month, the Reverend Dr. Pastors often preside at the weddings of their children.