Blogs by Ross Murray, Director of News
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Easter is probably the most important of Christian holidays. Which is why it is galling, that the Family Research Council has asked pastors to take time away from preaching the resurrection of Christ in order to condemn gay and lesbian people, our lives, and our relationships.
While the US Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments on the discriminatory 'Defense of Marriage Act' and California's Proposition 8, millions of people turned social media red in support of marriage equality. Two leaders in the Roman Catholic Church took to the internet to make harmful attacks on LGBT people and their supporters.
Faith leaders gathered in New York to rally in support of marriage equality, holding both a prayer service and a Passover Seder.
Texas Governor and failed presidential candidate Rick Perry is angry with music legend and LGBT ally Madonna. Why? Because she had the audacity to join the millions of people calling on the Boy Scouts of America to drop their ban on gay scouts and gay leaders.
Starting this weekend, thousands will gather in Washington DC and at more than 150 events in every state around the country to show support for marriage equality. These vigils, marches and rallies will demonstrate that the country is ready for marriage equality.
Two New Mexico couples have filed a lawsuit in Albuquerque’s district court after they applied for and were denied marriage licenses, claiming that the New Mexico marriage statutes and New Mexico Constitution do not bar same-sex couples from marrying, and therefore the State of New Mexico should issue civil marriage licenses to any same-sex couple who applies for one.
Join GLAAD and Google+ on a series of hangouts starting tomorrow to talk about why marriage equality is so important for America.
GLAAD's LGBT Religion News Summary brings you all the reactions to the Pope Francis, with some US marriage equality and religious freedom thrown in for good measure.