The first gay and transgender-specific denomination, as opposed to individual congregations, was the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches in Archived from the original on Archived from the original on 4 June Many Christian denominations do not consider homosexuality or transgender identity to be sins. Buddhism Hinduism Hare Krishna Sikhism. Scottish Episcopal Church approves gay marriage.
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These include entire religious denominationsas well as individual churches and congregations. Scottish Episcopal Church approves gay marriage. World's oldest Protestant churches now ordain gays and lesbians". New Zealand's Anglican News Leader". This page was last edited on 11 Januaryat Some congregations are merely non-discriminatory and LGBT-affirming while others are specifically oriented toward gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons. History of Christianity and homosexuality.