Maybe the most emotional conversation a gay teenager could have with his parents is coming out to them. Jeremy Zaida’s toughest exchange came soon after that. Zaida was 16 when he disclosed his sexual orientation to his parents over a couple days two summers ago.
This week's religion news summary features the potential lift of the ban on gay participants in the Boy Scouts of America, important steps toward equality among religious communities, and the return of Ru.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday ruled in favor of a transgender inmate, saying the state of Virginia violated her constitutional rights by not evaluating her for gender reassignment surgery.