Posts by Ross Murray, Director of Programs, Global and US South

Rev. Frank Schaefer, once defrocked, reinstated to pro-LGBT ministry

The Judicial Council of the United Methodist Church affirmed the reinstatement of Rev. Frank Schaefer to ordained ministry in the church.

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Videos and links: Happy Intersex Awareness Day!

Today, October 26, is Intersex Awareness Day. The group at Inter/Act Youth have been active, sharing their stories. Check out some of the links to educate yourself.

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Attorney General: Federal government will recognize marriage equality in six more states

Today, U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, announced that the federal government will recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in six states that recently enacted marriage equality.

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Commentary: Ariana Grande is (another) wake up call for faith leaders

Dear religious leaders: When you tell people that God doesn't love them as they are, they believe you.

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Alabama leaders call on Birmingham to protect LGBT residents

LGBT leaders from Alabama submitted an op-ed to AL.com, calling on the city of Birmingham to pass a nondiscrimination ordinance that protects LGBT citizens.

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Two videos of Lutherans doing cool pro-LGBT things

While it's easy for media to focus on churches struggling with LGBT people, other churches are making a quiet and not-so-quiet difference.

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Vatican scraps inclusion of LGBT people, for now. What next?

Over the weekend, the Vatican released a final document on marriage and family, and all neutral to positive mentions of LGBT people, as well as those who cohabit or divorce, were removed.

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WWE went all out for #spiritday today

WWE and The Creative Coalition are supporting GLAAD’s Spirit Day by “going purple” through their joint Be a STAR (Show Tolerance And Respect) anti-bullying initiative.

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