Religion and Faith

News of LGBT and allied people of faith, and stories that show the ways in which people of faith interact with the LGBT community

VIDEO: Ugandan LGBT advocate Frank Mugisha says allies change public perception

This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires talked with Ugandan LGBT advocate Frank Mugisha about who changes the public perception of LGBT people in Uganda.

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March 10, 2015

VIDEO: LGBT Catholics own their faith while working for acceptance

A new video was just released by LGBT Catholics: Owning Our Faith, a project led by young Catholic individuals who are dedicated to using social media to achieve full LGBT acceptance in the Roman Catholic Church.

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GLAAD @ Work: GLAAD releases HIV & AIDS media guide, Facebook changes policy, #GotYourBack on Vine, and more

GLAAD's Weekly Update on News, Entertainment and Online Media. To subscribe, click here.

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Eric Holder puts Justice Department on the right side of marriage equality history

Today, USA Today published an op-ed by Attorney General Eric Holder, noting that the Department of Justice will be filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, opposing statewide bans on marriage equality as a violation of equal protection.

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Erskine College releases anti-gay position that will inform "institutional decisions"

Last week, the Board of Trustees at Erskine College, a Christian liberal arts school associated with the Presbyterian Church in Due West, South Carolina, released a discriminatory statement claiming that sexual relationships between two people of the same sex are "contrary to the will of the Creator," while citing passages from the Bible.

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VIDEO: Southern conservative mother of transgender daughter talks acceptance

This week, GLAAD: All Access host Claire Pires interviewed Debi Jackson, a Southern conservative mother of a transgender daughter, about acceptance.

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GLAAD @ Work: #GotYourBack campaign, inaccurate transgender coverage, bisexual visibility, and more

GLAAD's Weekly Update on News, Entertainment and Online Media. To subscribe, click here.

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PHOTOS: Texas faith leaders call for end to anti-LGBT discrimination

With political battles over marriage and nondiscrimination measures heating up, hundreds of clergy and other people of faith gathered at the Texas Capitol today to call on lawmakers to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

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