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

Ferguson shows how much work is left to do in the United States

Last week, GLAAD shared with you some of the ways in which you could stand in solidarity with the family of Michael Brown and the people of Ferguson, Missouri. As the story continues to unfold, it brings to light instances of violence and harassment experienced by people of color, as well those who are LGBT, all around the country.

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Christian rock star, Vicky Beeching, courageously comes out to conservative audience

Vicky Beeching, the popular British Christian rock star and religious commentator made a courageous move by publicly coming out as gay to her conservative audience in an Independent article.
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Jessica Alba on her faith and being an ally

Jessica Alba revealed her true motivation for leaving the church during a candid interview with The Daily Beast on Monday.

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What FRC's exploitation of Robin Williams' death is really about

Anti-LGBT activists, who are so obviously down on their luck in a landscape where their "wins" are now few and far between, are looking for any opportunity to capitalize on a conversation that is more prominent, newsworthy, or mainstream than their own personal crusade against basic fairness.

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BarbWire.com: Making the anti-LGBT movement look more extreme by the day

Earlier this year, anti-LGBT activist Matt Barber opened a conservative website called BarbWire.com. The site's title is an obvious play on Matt's surname, but it might as well refer to the insults and sneers (or "barbs") for which the nascent site has become known, with the majority (and the worst) of those directed to the LGBT community.

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Gay music director fired by Catholic church for announcing engagement

Colin Collette, of Holy Family Catholic Church was fired for announcing his engagement.

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