There’s a give and take between our nation’s laws and our communities’ religious beliefs in the long struggle for LGBT equality. Over the last several years many religious denominations have been moved to change their policies on same-sex marriage and LGBT inclusion in religious leadership – sometimes faster than the rate of secular change, sometimes slower. The latest flashpoint in this process is the United Methodist Church General Conference where activist groups including the Reconciling Ministries Network – and more than a hundred clergy who came out publicly, at great risk – are pressuring the Church to change its approach to LGBT equality. We’ll hear from Matt Berryman, Executive Director of Reconciling Ministries.

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