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Recently Read: Scouts remove gay troop leader at United Methodist Church

Up until a few days ago Geoff McGrath believed he was the only openly gay scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts of America. Geoff McGrath, 49, leader of Troop 98 in Seattle’s Rainier Beach neighborhood, is believed to be the first gay adult to be booted from the Boy Scouts of America since it held a […]

Conferences react to UMC stance on gay issues

Rejecting the denomination’s stance on gay rights and same-sex marriage were important issues for at least 15 United Methodist Annual this summer. United Methodists from Washington and the northern panhandle of Idaho approved legislation supporting the Marriage Equality Act. The law was signed by the governor in February and would have made Washington the seventh […]