Patrick Saunders, Editor of Georgia Voice

Patrick Saunders: Who’s down with G-O-D?

When I think back to my childhood memories growing up in the church, the first thing that pops into my head is me crammed into a suit I was uncomfortable in (I was a butterball as a kid), rushing through the pa...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, Sept. 22

1. New U.S. Census Bureau data shows that over 250,000 same-sex couples across the country have married in the 10 years since Massachusetts became the first state to legalize it. 2. “Merely calling these rel...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 17

1. On Friday, we told you about Samuel Adams dropping its sponsorship of Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade because organizers wouldn't let a gay veterans group march. Now Heineken and Guinness have dropped thei...
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Ga. Supreme Court rules in favor of national Episcopal Church in property dispute

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled 6-1 today in favor of the national Episcopal Church in a property dispute case with the oldest church in Georgia that broke away from the national church after it affirmed its first openly gay bishop.

Savannah Christ Church, founded in 1733 and known as the "Mother Church of Georgia," joined the Episcopal Church in 1823. In 2007, four years after the Episcopal Church USA affirmed Gene Robinson as its first openly gay bishop, 87 percent of the Savannah congregation voted to break off from the national Episcopal Church and instead join an Anglican diocese in Uganda.