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

Christian home for at-risk youth fires top caregiver for being gay

Having worked for a year as a caregiver to abused and neglected youth at the Children's Home of Lubbock as, in the words of his supervisor, one of the best employees she'd ever seen, Casey was fired by the organization's president, Lynn Harms, for being gay.

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It is getting better for LGBT youth in Chile with Todo Mejora

For LGBT youth in Chile and Latin America, Todo Mejora (Chile’s version of It Gets Better) is currently the country’s only organization targeted at helping specifically LGBT youth.

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California court rules it's okay to expel a student for being transgender

27-year-old Domaine Javier sued Cal Baptist University of Riverside, California for expelling her for being transgender, and on July 11 the court ruled predominantly in the school's favor.

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WATCH: Equality Utah shares story of a Mormon mother accepting her transgender son

In a video by Equality Utah for their series, "We Are Utah," Grayson, a transgender Mormon teen, shares his story of realizing who he is and finding acceptance from family and among faith leaders at his church.

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