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Jeanne Manford, PFLAG founder, dies at age 92

January 9, 2013
Jeanne Manford’s unconditional love for her son led her to found one of the most important LGBT advocacy organizations in the United States. Her legacy will live on through the work of LGBT people and allies.Read More

LGBT Religion News Summary: Out with 2012, In with 2013

Welcome to the first LGBT Religion News Summary of 2013! See what's new, and what has stayed the same.

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January 9, 2013

Washington National Cathedral to Host Weddings for Gay and Lesbian Couples

Now that both Washington DC and Maryland have both legalized marriage for all loving couples, the National Cathedral, which is affiliated with the Episcopal Church, will perform weddings for gay and lesbian couples. The marriage rite for LGBT members was adopted by the Episcopal Church in 2012, though individual congregations can choose whether or not to implement it.

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A Virginia Athletic Club Apologizes For Anti-Gay Bias, Announces Inclusive Policy

The Virginia-based Carilion Clinic, parent company of the Roanoke Athletic Club, has resolved to change its policies in 2013 and welcome LGBT families.

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What to Watch Wednesday 1/9: Find out who wins at the People's Choice Awards!

Tonight catch the People's Choice Awards on CBS! Plus all new episodes of Modern Family, Suburgatory, Chicago Fire, Top Chef, American Horror Story: Asylum and Happily Divorced.Read More

HuffPost Live to Discuss Scott Lively vs. LGBT People of Uganda

Yesterday, Scott Lively was in court, arguing for a judge to dismiss charges of human rights violations against the LGBT people of Uganda. Today, the plaintiffs, Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), will be appearing on HuffPost Live at 3:00 PM EST to discuss the case, yesterday’s hearing, and what they hope for the future.Read More