The Briefing 06-13-14

Podcast Transcript

1) DC mayoral race a glimpse of future after the homosexual revolution

Series of gay rights victories imbues elements of post-gay politics in race for D.C. mayor, Washington Post (Aaron C. Davis)

2) SBC resolution on transgender issue example of the clear marriage of compassion and truth

Southern Baptists oppose gender reassignment, Washington Post (Adelle M. Banks)

Higher Ground: Love but not acceptance, Washington Times (Meredith Somers)

Southern Baptists Pass Transgender Resolution, Disavow Efforts to Alter ‘Bodily Identity’, Christian Post (Morgan Lee)

3) PCUSA vote on same-sex marriage mere aftershock of cultural change

Presbyterians to vote on marriage equality, Baltimore Sun (Madeleine Mysko)

4) Global United Methodists face split with American liberal minority over same-sex marriage

Trying to avoid split, United Methodist pastors propose new approach to gay rights issues, Washington Post (Michelle Boorstein)

Conservative United Methodists say divide over sexuality is ‘irreconcilable’, Religion News Service (Sarah Pulliam Bailey)