Buddhist clergy in the U.S. have been performing same-sex weddings since at least the 1970s. Read here about Buddhism and same-sex marriage.
It's a huge mistake to think that Buddhism teaches us to be detached. It's more accurate to say that Buddhism teaches non-attachment.
What is it to practice Buddhism? How does one get started? This article offers some basic help.
A selection of books for beginner Buddhists, recommended by readers of About.com Buddhism.
The Dalai Lama told Larry King that gay marriage is "OK." Is this a reversal of his previous position, that homosexual sex is "misconduct"?
If you already have some experience with a meditation practice, here is some advice to make it stronger.
Public appearances of His Holiness the Dalai Lama often attract angry protesters. Who are the protesters and why are they angry?
The Dorje Shugden controversy within Tibetan Buddhism generally baffles westerners. Here is a historical background.
You may not believe these ten spectacular festivals are Buddhist observances. But Buddhists like to have fun, too.
Buddhists say there are 84,000 dharma gates. What is a dharma gate, and how do you find one?