In October,the European Parliament condemned Iran on nuclear issues and human rights. Retrieved 5 August Failed efforts have been made to pass resolutions to "fully include gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons in the life of the Church"  at General Conferences since the introduction of the incompatibility clause in ; delegates from annual conferences in the Northeast and on the West Coast typically vote to do so, but are outnumbered by those from Southeast and Africa. Sincethe Church of Denmark has allowed same-sex marriages. HuffPost Personal. It demonstrated, in over a hundred pages of detailed text, the extent to which sexual orientation issues had already been recognized in the special procedures, the treaty bodies and the refugee system. Table 2.
Brothers and sisters who are practicing homosexuals, or living in a homosexual partnership, cannot carry out ministerial and teaching duties in our Church.
Quakers in these countries have become active in the fight for equality of marriage for same-sex couples, and perform same-sex commitment or marriage ceremonies as part of Quaker business. The national church, which had previously rejected such a proposal, proceeded to assert that it alone had the authority to make such a decision. Christian Church Disciples of Christ .
At the panel discussion some significant figures expressed support for dealing with gay and lesbian equality.