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02/01/2006

Study: Wine in gay-friendly churches more likely to come from a box

by Jeremy Hooper

   According to a new study from the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, gay-welcoming churches often have a much tougher time obtaining financial support than do those who exclude homosexuals, with mainline Christian churches holding as much as an 8-1 advantage in funding over progressive ones.

Translation: Go to the progressive churches for the worship, the mainline ones for the after-church refreshments and barbecues.

DAVID v. GOLIATH: A report on faith groups working for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality (and what they're up against) [Taskforce (pdf)]
New study connects the dots between churches, antigay groups [Advocate]

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