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

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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ESPN employees take a stand for #spiritday

To celebrate Spirit Day, today ESPN employees sported purple and took a stand against bullying. ESPN’s Employee Resource Group members and supporters of ESPN EQUAL posed in in the ESPN Digital Center in support of Spirit Day.

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NYC landmarks are glowing purple for #spiritday

Take a walking tour of New York City, basking in the glow of the landmarks who went purple for Spirit Day.

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Faith organizations share the spirit of #spiritday

Across social media, blogs, churches, mosques, synagogues, small groups, youth groups, and more, people are talking about how faith groups can take action to oppose bullying and stand in solidarity with LGBT youth for Spirit Day.

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