Tag: Religious gay rights

Coming Out Orthodox, Revisited*

I don’t know what to do about homosexuality. What I do know, however, is that what I have written here is my understanding of what God and Christ would have us do, according to the scriptures, sacraments, and saints of the Orthodox Church. Perhaps I am wrong in my understanding of Christianity and Orthodoxy. Perhaps… Read more »

Welcome to Orthodox and gay.com!

This website has two main purposes. The first intention is for this website to be a place of support and refuge for Orthodox Christians who are gay – for us to tell our stories about being Orthodox and gay. The second aim is to offer an opportunity for constructive criticism and comments on the official… Read more »

Stances of Faiths on LGBTQ Issues: Eastern Orthodox Church

Background Considered the second largest Christian body in the world, the history of the Eastern Orthodox Church can be traced to an unbroken continuity to Jesus Christ and the Twelve Apostles. It encompasses several autocephalous (self-governing) churches: the four ancient Patriarchates of the early church, Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch and Jerusalem, the four Patriarchates of more… Read more »