Pope Francis appears more popular than ever. He has charted his own course in style, words and philosophy and enjoys favorability among 90 percent of Catholics, 74 percent white mainline Protestants, 68 percent of unaffiliated and 60 percent of white Evangelicals. Francis' tenure as pope has also been notable by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer LGBTQ community for his adoption of a more conciliatory tone toward LGBTQ people than that of his predecessors. They shouldn't be marginalized.
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But no matter how you slice it, there are numerous times when Trump swore he'd protect LGBTQ rights — promises that, like so many others, he seems to be conveniently forgetting now in light of his ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. He claimed to support same-sex marriage sometimes, and other times he said that it should have been left up to the states. He declined to comment decisively on North Carolina's infamous bathroom bill , instead merely saying that it was a "very strong" move on the state's part. Well before his run for president, he said that he wanted gay people to have the same legal protection — and then in , he told Fox News that he would consider appointing a Supreme Court Justice who didn't support same-sex marriage. And then, of course, he appointed Neil Gorsuch, who has so far made one decision indicating that he is not pro-same sex marriage.
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Posted August 23, As Australia faces a postal survey on same-sex marriage, we are seeing a steady stream of articles arguing the Yes or No case. Many on the No side are prone to citing the Bible or appealing to "biblical values". But what does the Bible actually say about human sexuality and homosexuality in particular?