The New Hip Churches are Fooling Google. They Pop Up as “Gay-friendly” — it’s a Hoax.
“In our town, a Google search for “gay-friendly church” proves dangerously misleading. Most of the churches that pop up on page 1 will have (cleverly hidden) policies that discriminate against LGBTQ+ people (no weddings, no clergy). These churches consider themselves “friendly to gay people” — but they mean, “We’re happy to have you so long as you live celibate or marry someone you’re not attracted to.” Same story if you change the search to “LGBTQ inclusive” or even “affirming.” It’s likely the case in your town too…” – via Medium